Examination of Witnesses

Part of Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:40 am ar 19 Mehefin 2012.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Opposition Whip (Commons) 10:40, 19 Mehefin 2012

I think there were 19 pieces of legislation in the Queen’s Speech. This is the great hope for the economy. We have just entered a double-dip recession. Within this Bill there are six parts, and one of those six parts makes it easier and speedier—streamlines the ability—to sack workers. Is that your priority? Of all the things that could have been included in this Bill, or indeed other Bills, is the ability to sack workers the No. 1 priority? Is it within your members’ top six priorities? Is that what is slowing down growth in the British economy?