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Employment Agencies: EU Law

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills by what means his Department informed the (a) Confederation of British Industry, (b) Engineering Employers Federation, (c) British Chambers of Commerce, (d) Recruitment and Employment Confederation and (e) Institute of Directors of his decision to delay implementation of the Agency Workers Directive in the UK until 2011. (298670)

The implementation date was made known to all interested parties when consultation on draft Regulations to implement the directive was launched on 15 October.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department has taken to inform (a) the Trades Union Congress, (b) Unite, (c) Unison, (d) the GMB, (e) the Communication Workers Union and (f) other trades unions of the proposed implementation date of late 2011 for the agency workers directive in the UK. (298671)

The implementation date was made known to all interested parties when consultation on draft regulations to implement the directive was launched on 15 October.