Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

This page relates to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill introduced in the House of Commons on 25 June 2014.

The text of the Bill can be found from the UK Parliament page Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill

Information about the progress of the Bill, including proposed dates for future meetings, can be found on that web page.

Legislative consent memorandum (s) lodged:

Lead Committee: Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

Discussed: Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on 8 October 2014

Report: 9th Report, 2014: Legislative Consent Memorandum: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, 10 October 2014

Additional Committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Discussed: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on 19 August 2014 (548KB pdf)

Report: 50th Report, 2014: Report on Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, 19 August 2014

Correspondence

The Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism wrote to the Convener on 30 October 2014 indicating that work is ongoing at official level between the Scottish and UK Governments to determine the drafting of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill and the need for an LCM on the recovery of public sector exit payments when high earners return to the same part of the public sector within 12 months of their leaving.

Read the letter from the Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism (30 October 2014) (88KB pdf)

Legislative Consent Motions/Resolutions:

S4M-10756 (lodged on 8 August 2014)

Motion agreed to on 4 November 2014

 

Legislative consent memorandum lodged:

 

Discussed: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 20 January 2015

Discussed: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 27 January 2015

Report: 9th Report, 2015: Report on Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, 28 January 2015

 Discussed: Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on 4 February 2015

Correspondence

Scottish Government officials wrote to the Committee on 5 February with a brief update on matters raised in the meeting on 4 February and in relation to two matters: the time period within which an exit payment may be recovered, and the question regarding whether the powers to be conferred on Scottish Ministers by the Bill will apply to the SPCB and its office holders.

Read the letter from the Scottish Government Governance Team (5 February 2015) (112KB pdf)

Report: 1st Report, 2015: Report on the Supplementary LCM - Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, 6 February 2015

Legislative consent motions/Resolutions:

S4M-12384 (lodged on 23 February 2015)

Motion agreed to on 24 February 2015

 

 

 

 

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