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 


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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