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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (16 January 2015)

Low Pay Commission (National Minimum Wage) Bill - Second reading – Dan Jarvis. Legislation

Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks (17 December 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

Andrew McDonald: ...bank. I heard about the 14 men sacked with no pay after four weeks’ work when their food-packing employer went bust. The jobcentre told them they could not claim, but had to pursue the company for their wages. Being penniless, they turned to the food bank. These stories and thousands like them typify the impact of this Government’s welfare reforms, which, through a cocktail of...

Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Housing Benefit (Abolition of Social Sector Size Criteria) (17 December 2014)

Alec Shelbrooke: ...tough decisions on welfare that the Government had to make and the lower borrowing rates that they have now produced, we can give businesses the tax cuts that will enable them to pay more than the minimum wage and hopefully go further, thus helping the poorest in society to get on?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Small Businesses (Developing Countries) (17 December 2014)

Mark Lazarowicz: It is important that businesses big and small across the world pay their workers a decent wage, yet Conservative MEPs in the European Parliament voted against the global development programme because it included a minimum wage. Is that the policy of the Government as well?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Newham (17 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many notices of underpayment have been issued to businesses in the London Borough of Newham for non-payment of the National Minimum Wage in each of the last six years; and how many employees were covered in each case.

National Minimum Wage (16 December 2014) See 16 other results from this debate

Jo Swinson: ...on Fridays is something that I would be keen to see changed. The hon. Gentleman started by talking about his constituent, Catherine. That is absolutely appropriate, because in discussions about the minimum wage it is easy to get caught up in the numbers of pounds and pence per hour. That is, of course, important, but it is also vital that we remember the individuals at the end of each...

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — UK Company Supply Chains (16 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jim Sheridan: .... The Blood Bricks campaign focuses on India, where trade union organisations, non-governmental organisations and human rights campaigners have been organising, educating and mobilising thousands of workers to raise wages and access to public services and to combat child labour and sexual exploitation. The issues of forced labour are not restricted to India. Recent case examples in Brazil...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (16 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many employers who were issued with notices of underpayment for the national minimum wage and were eligible for naming and shaming under the arrangements introduced since 1 October 2013 he has decided not to name and shame.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Minimum Wage (16 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will increase the maximum magistrates' court fines for non-payment of the national minimum wage.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Future of the Home Care Workforce Commission (15 December 2014)

Earl Howe: .... Local authorities will be encouraged to use them to support improvement in their commissioning practices, including those which impact on the social care workforce, such as provider compliance with National Minimum Wage requirements and fair employee contracting terms. The Government is also naming and shaming employers that break National Minimum Wage laws and helping staff to recover...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pay (15 December 2014)

Steve Webb: The salaries of all DWP staff are at least the level of the Living Wage The Department does not hold comprehensive information for the workforces of all of our contractors. Telereal Trillium our FM contractor ensures that London based staff are paid the London Living Wage and that the minimum wage is paid elsewhere.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Pay (15 December 2014)

Theresa Villiers: My Department does not directly employ any members of staff on an hourly rate below that set by the Living Wage Foundation. In my Department’s Belfast office, there are 21 staff (100%) working for companies contracted by the Department. Of these staff, 20 are paid less than the hourly Living Wage set by the Living Wage Foundation for employees outside London, but are paid above the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (15 December 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will estimate the total income lost each year to employees who are entitled to but are not paid the National Minimum Wage.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Minimum Wage (15 December 2014)

Ian Austin: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether he plans to offer different rates of apprentice national minimum wage for apprentices of different ages and levels of experience.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (15 December 2014)

Ian Murray: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many employers have successfully appealed against being named and shamed for non-payment of the national minimum wage under the revised scheme that came into force on 1 October 2013.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Pay (15 December 2014)

David Mundell: ..., loan or secondment from other government bodies, principally the Scottish Government and the Ministry of Justice. All staff on such arrangements are paid more than the rate defined by the Living Wage Foundation. Both of these bodies and other employers of Scotland Office staff hold information relating to the diversity of staff. Additionally, information on the gender breakdown of staff...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Pay (15 December 2014)

David Mundell: ..., loan or secondment from other government bodies, principally the Scottish Government and the Ministry of Justice. All staff on such arrangements are paid more than the rate defined by the Living Wage Foundation. Both of these bodies and other employers of Scotland Office staff hold information relating to the diversity of staff. The Scotland Office has one contract which provides...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Pay (15 December 2014)

David Mundell: ..., loan or secondment from other government bodies, principally the Scottish Government and the Ministry of Justice. All staff on such arrangements are paid more than the rate defined by the Living Wage Foundation. The Scotland Office has one contract which provides security for the office in Edinburgh. The Scotland Office does not set the wages paid by the contractors to its workers;...

Economic Leadership for Cities — Motion to Take Note (11 December 2014)

Lord Borwick: ...that many noble Lords cannot live in London. Indeed, the cost of living in cities is generally higher than outside them, partly because of higher housing costs. For that reason, the London living wage is higher than the minimum wage. The Government’s emphasis is on building new garden cities; one to be built in Bicester was announced recently. I declare another interest in a property...

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