COMMONS

Experts questioned on bailiffs

15 January 2019

The Justice Committee holds its first evidence session on Bailiffs: enforcement of debt.

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry is looking into:

  • The impact of the 2014 enforcement agent reforms introduced by the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act
  • The increase in complaints regarding enforcement agents
  • How the fee structure is working
  • Whether the current system of self-regulation is working as intended, and if not, whether enforcement agents should be regulated by an independent regulator 

Witnesses

Tuesday 15 January in Committee Room 18, Palace of Westminster

At 10am

  • Joanna Elson, Chief Executive, Money Advice Trust
  • Joe Lane, Policy Manager, Citizens Advice
  • Peter Tutton, Head of Policy, StepChange Debt Charity

At 10.45am

  • Russell Hamblin-Boone, Chief Executive, Civil Enforcement Association
  • Simon Jacobs, Partner, Jacobs

Further information

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