Wednesday 28th June 2006
Mr Jack Straw, in the Chair
Mr Paul Burstow, Ms Dawn Butler, Mr Greg Knight, Mark Lazarowicz, Mr Adrian Sanders, Mr Richard Shepherd, Paddy Tipping, Sir Nicholas Winterton
1. The Legislative Process
Ordered, That the memorandum submitted by Mr Stephen Laws be communicated to the Joint Committee on Conventions.(
2. Oral evidence
The Legislative Process: Mr John Cridland CBE, Deputy Director-General, CBI; Mr Nigel Stanley, Head of Campaigns and Communications, TUC; Mr Richard Schofield, Policy Manager, Business & Property Law, Law Reform Team, and Ms Patricia Barratt, Solicitor, Clifford Chance, and Member of Law Reform Board, Law Society gave oral evidence.
3. Future programme
The Committee considered this matter.
[Adjourned till Wednesday 5th July at a quarter-past Three o'clock.