Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (HL Bill 45 of 2012–13) - Lords Library Note

Published 09 November 2012 | Library notes LLN 2012/038

Amended 12 November 2012

Authors: Edward Scott

Topic: Competition, Employment, Financial institutions, Financial services, Insolvency, Intellectual property, Local government, Planning

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill includes measures for changes to competition policy, to employment law, and for reducing regulation, as well as provisions on the Green Investment Bank, directors’ remuneration, copyright and planning. This Library Note provides background reading in advance of the Bill’s second reading in the House of Lords, and is intended to be read in conjunction with two House of Commons Library Research Papers: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (7 June 2012, RP12/33) and Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Committee Stage Report (3 October 2012, RP12/56) which provide background information and summarise the second reading debate and committee stage in the House of Commons. This Note summarises the report stage and third reading debate in the House of Commons.

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