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Employment news from UK Parliament.

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Professional Qualifications Bill completes passage through parliament
Members consider Commons changes on consultation with devolved authorities. Catch up
06 April 2022
Government’s response to Impact of Covid-19 on new parents report demonstrates a “continued lack of action”, say MPs
Committee publishes the Government’s response on the ongoing impact of covid-19 on new parents
07 March 2022
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Taiwan democracy, new peerages, Northern Ireland and older workers. Catch up
04 March 2022
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Off-payroll working rules have resulted in an increased use of umbrella companies
The Economic Affairs Finance Bill Sub-Committee writes to Government in follow-up to off-payroll working report
10 February 2022
Education Committee launches new inquiry on careers education in schools
It will explore whether current careers advice provides young people with sufficient guidance about employment, training, and education.
27 January 2022
Universal Credit and childcare: Work and Pensions Committee holds first oral evidence session
The Committee questions policy specialists, charities and professional organisations in the first oral evidence session in the inquiry.
25 January 2022
‘A public services workforce fit for the future’ – peers launch new inquiry
New 'Designing a public services workforce fit for future' inquiry launched.
24 January 2022
Urgent action needed to tackle and prevent youth unemployment
House of Lords Youth Unemployment Committee publishes its report 'Skills for every young person'.
26 November 2021
Disability employment gap: Work and Pensions Committee publishes Government response to report
The government responds to the Disability employment gap report
22 November 2021
Lords debates ethnic pay gap reporting
In Black History Month, find out about current work by Black members highlighting issues affecting Black and ethnic minority communities
26 October 2021
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Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Members discuss proposed laws on employment rights for workers, state school assemblies and entry into the UK for refugee family members. Learn more
13 September 2021
Unacceptable employment barriers faced by disabled people need radical overhaul
Committee publishes report on Disability employment gap
30 July 2021
House of Lords chamber during a debate
Four short debates in the Lords
Members debate student exchange, cadet forces, human rights and elections in Belarus. Catch up
22 July 2021
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