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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1775: tabled on 30 June 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House believes the recent research conducted by the Department for Work and Pensions which involved sending fake curriculum vitae to thousands of businesses was unethical and a waste of business time; notes that no formal consultation was held with the business community before conducting this research; further notes that businesses already struggle with employment law, as illustrated by a British Chambers of Commerce survey which showed that 47 per cent. of the smallest businesses found navigating employment law difficult; and calls on the Government to apologise.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.