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Employment Agencies: Temporary Employment

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 11 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what representations he has received in the last 12 months from representatives of the recruitment industry on the law on temporary and agency workers; and if he will make a statement. (148461)

BERR officials are in regular contact with representatives of the recruitment industry and have received a number of representations on the law regarding temporary and agency workers. Most recently, BERR has received representations from the industry in response to the recent consultation on measures to protect vulnerable agency workers.

My officials are currently analysing responses to this consultation, including those from the recruitment industry.