The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee will hear oral evidence on Tuesday 19 and Thursday 21 June.
Programme and witnesses
Tuesday 19 June in the Boothroyd Room in Portcullis House
- Confederation of British Industry; EEF; Institute of Directors
- British Chambers of Commerce; Federation of Small Businesses
- Trades Union Congress; Unite; GMB
- Association of British Insurers; Hermes Equity Ownership Services Ltd; National Association of Pension Funds
- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; Free Representation Unit; Public Concern at Work; Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service
- Equality and Human Rights Commission
Thursday 21 June in the Boothroyd Room in Portcullis House
- Citizens Advice; Professor Sir John Vickers (Warden, All Souls College, Oxford)
- Law Society; Law Society of Scotland; Allen & Overy LLP; Simpson Millar LLP
- Malcolm Nicholson (Reporting Panel Member, Competition Commission); City of London Law Society; Professor Catherine Waddams (Professor of Regulation, University of East Anglia)
- Renewable UK; E3G; Friends of the Earth
- Local Government Association; Trading Standards Institute; West Yorkshire Joint Services; British Retail Consortium
- Sir David Walker (author of ‘Walker Review of Corporate Governance of UK Banking Industry’); High Pay Centre; Adrian Beecroft (author of Beecroft report on employment law)
Line by line scrutiny of the Bill
Committee Room 9, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 26 June 10.30am and 4.00pm
Thursday 28 June 9.00am and 1.00pm
Tuesday 3 June 10.30am and 4.00pm
Thursday 5 July 9.00am and 1.00pm
Tuesday 10 July 10.30am and 4.00pm
Thursday 12 July 9.00am and 1.00pm
Tuesday 17 July 10.30am and 4.00pm
The Committee must complete consideration of the Bill no later than 9pm on Thursday 17 July.
These sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms.
It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Timings and room numbers are subject to change.
Summary of the Bill
The main areas of reform include changes to competition policy and law, employment law and reducing regulation. The Bill also makes smaller changes to a number of policy areas, such as procedures concerning the approval of company directors’ remuneration; copyright law and aspects of planning law as it affects heritage properties. The Bill also includes provisions about the Green Investment Bank.
Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament
The Scrutiny Unit can help with any queries about oral evidence.