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European Union - Twenty-Second Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 19 June 2007.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference


FOREWORD—WHAT THIS REPORT IS ABOUT


CHAPTER 1: SETTING THE SCENE


CHAPTER 2: THE DEVELOPMENT OF 21ST CENTURY LABOUR MARKETS


CHAPTER 3: LABOUR LAW AND THE UK ECONOMY


CHAPTER 4: FLEXIBILITY AND EMPLOYMENT SECURITY—"FLEXICURITY"


CHAPTER 5: THE NEED FOR LABOUR LAW REFORM AND THE ROLE OF THE EU


CHAPTER 6: ISSUES FOR GROUPS WITHIN THE LABOUR MARKET


CHAPTER 7: ADDRESSING LABOUR MARKET DISADVANTAGE


CHAPTER 8: EU LEGISLATION: ITS FORMULATION IN BRUSSELS AND IMPLEMENTATION IN THE UK


CHAPTER 9: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS


APPENDIX 1: CALL FOR EVIDENCE

APPENDIX 2: LIST OF WITNESSES

APPENDIX 3: RECENT REPORTS



Oral Evidence

    Professor Len Shackleton, Dean of University of Westminster Business School and Mr Nigel Meager, Director, Institute for Employment Studies
    Oral Evidence, 22 March 2007
    Supplementary written evidence, Professor Shackleton

    Ms Susan Anderson, Director of Human Resources Policy and Mr Tom Moran, Senior Policy Adviser, CBI
    Written evidence
    Oral Evidence, 29 March 2007

    Mr Alan Tyrrell QC, Chairman and Miss Lucie Goodman, Policy Development Officer, Federation of Small Businesses
    Written evidence
    Oral Evidence, 19 April 2007
    Supplementary written evidence

    Mr Owen Tudor, Head of European and International Relations, Ms Hannah Reed, Senior Employment Rights Officer and Mr Richard Exell, Senior Policy Officer, TUC
    Written evidence
    Oral Evidence, 26 April 2007
    Supplementary written evidence

    Mr Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Minister for Employment Relations and Miss Jane Whewell, Director, European Strategy and Labour Market Flexibility, Department for Trade and Industry
    Written evidence
    Oral Evidence, 3 May 2007
    Supplementary written evidence

  

Written Evidence

    Amicus
    Dr Diamond Ashiagbor
    Dr Catherine Barnard and Professor Simon Deakin
    Dr Alan L Bogg
    Brethren Christian Fellowship
    British Retail Consortium
    Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union
    BusinessEurope
    Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
    Confederation of West Midlands Chambers of Commerce
    Construction Confederation
    EEF, the manufacturers' organisation
    Eurociett
    Professor M R Freedland and Dr N Kountouris
    Institute of Employment Rights
    Institute of Interim Management
    Italian Lawyers
    The Law Society of Scotland and The Law Society
    Ms Liz Lynne MEP
    National Farmers' Union
    Dr Wanjiru Njoya
    Professional Contractors Group
    Professor Silvana Sciarra
    Recruitment and Employment Confederation
    Unquoted Companies Group


    NOTE: References in the text of the Report are as follows:
    (Q) refers to a question in the oral evidence
    (p) refers to a page of written evidence




MINUTES OF EVIDENCE



WRITTEN EVIDENCE




 
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