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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (27 February 2015)

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

Economy and City Link: Coventry (23 January 2015)

Jo Swinson: ...a great good news story, but as the economy recovers we want to encourage employers to ensure that the jobs they create are quality jobs, and that where they can afford to they do not pay just the basic minimum wage. That safeguard and safety net is rightly there as a protection for the most vulnerable people in our labour market, but the minimum wage should not be a target. Responsible...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Minimum Wage (22 January 2015)

Jo Swinson: Today I publish the response document to a public consultation on the draft consolidated national minimum wage (NMW) regulations. The NMW regulations, which set out the detailed NMW rules, came into force on 1 April 1999 and have since been amended over twenty times. As a red tape challenge measure, the Government consolidated the regulations to make them easier to understand and their order...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: National Minimum Wage (22 January 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs (Jo Swinson) has today made the following statement. Today I publish the response document to a public consultation on the draft consolidated National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations. The NMW Regulations, which set out the detailed NMW rules, came into force on 1 April 1999 and have since been amended over twenty times. As a Red Tape Challenge...

Adult Social Care (21 January 2015)

David Ward: Does the hon. Gentleman accept that, in many cases, the private sector businesses are effectively offering wages that are below the national minimum wage, as a result of the commissioning process? In some cases, they are being given only enough money to offer no more than 12.50 or 13 an hour, which cannot cover all the costs of travel, transport, uniforms and training. That means...

Tourism and Hospitality — Question (21 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke: ...difficulties, but the tourism industry is a major part of the British economy. Was the Minister as shocked as I was to see a major hotel chain named and shamed last week as not paying the national minimum wage? Could he advise the House what proportion of those employed in the tourism industry are on the national minimum wage, how many are on the living wage, how many are on zero-hours...

Opposition Day — [14th Allotted Day]: National Health Service (21 January 2015)

Paul Burstow: ...that social care benefits from some of this 2 billion and urge him again today to do just that. It is unacceptable that some councils are paying fees for care that condemns staff to rates of pay below the national minimum wage and it is no wonder that as a result we have among the highest staff turnover rates of any part of our economy and that it is so difficult to recruit. To...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

David Cameron: ...of the United States all say the British economy is performing well. So what are they left with? I will tell you, Mr Speaker. They have got an energy policy to keep prices high, they have got a minimum wage policy that would cut the minimum wage, and they have got a homes tax that has done the impossible and united the hon. Member for Hackney North and Stoke Newington (Ms Abbott) with...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Legislative Consent Motion (20 January 2015)

Danny Kinahan: ...We see that it changes the legislation to ensure that employees are not disadvantaged by unacceptable practices, be they exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts or underpayment of the national minimum wage. We also welcome it because it ensures that companies are trusted and transparent so that they cannot conceal ownership or control and engage in good corporate behaviour. The Bill...

Government Support for Artists — Question for Short Debate (19 January 2015)

Baroness Jolly: ...portfolio organisations funding. The noble Earl, Lord Clancarty, asked me about the Paying Artists campaign. Arts Council policy states that workers must in accordance with the law be paid at least the minimum wage. Arts Council guidance to organisations hoping to be portfolio organisations says that they must pay interns and other workers fairly. Arts Council England requires all...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Apprentice Minimum Wage (19 January 2015)

Apprentice Minimum Wage

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Social Services: Pay (19 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Burstow: ...had with the Department for Communities and Local Government and the Department of Health on the effect of commissioning decisions by local authorities on the level of compliance with the national minimum wage in the care sector; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Home Care Services: Pay (19 January 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Alex Cunningham: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints were received by HM Revenue and Customs regarding non-payment of the national minimum wage by domiciliary care providers in (a) 2013 and (b) 2014.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Social Services: Minimum Wage (16 January 2015)

Alex Cunningham: ...Skills, with reference to the statement by his Department to the Today programme on 7 January 2015, what steps his Department is taking to name and shame care providers who do not pay the national minimum wage.

Business of the House: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (15 January 2015)

Liz McInnes: ...for loss of potential earnings. We have already heard about mechanisms in agreements in other countries whereby those countries are being sued for things such as regulating medicine and energy prices, raising minimum wages, and putting health warnings on cigarette packets, to name but a few. There is a real fear that this mechanism is not about enforcing contracts but about giving...

Public Bill Committee: Serious Crime Bill [Lords]: Clause 65 - Child cruelty offence (15 January 2015)

Elfyn Llwyd: ...the amendment. Legal provisions already in place recognise that 16 and 17-year-olds are still vulnerable. For example, they are banned from purchasing alcohol and tobacco and their national minimum wage is 3.72 an hour, which is lower than that for older workers. Equally, a person must be 18 to qualify for universal credit, although some exceptions apply. Sixteen or 17-year-olds need...

Employment: Internships — Question (14 January 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Lord Storey: ...come and be an intern in Parliament. Have the Government been considering any plans to limit the time that someone can be intern without being paid or to ensure that interns are paid at least the minimum wage?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (14 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Jim Sheridan: ...benefit recipients are often demonised as a burden on our taxpayers, but does the Prime Minister agree that the real burden on taxpayers are those employers who can afford to pay well above the minimum wage, thereby lifting hard-working families out of state dependency and food banks?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Charter for Budget Responsibility (13 January 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Guy Opperman: ...deficit, other Members have made the point, including my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), that raising the tax rate to 50% will not increase the tax take by any margin and will actually disincrease investment. On the minimum wage, tax credits from the coalition have already addressed that in a very successful form and we intend to raise it. I heard on...

Care Sector (13 January 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Jo Swinson: ...caring and—yes, dare I say it?—play with dolls. We should see habits of care and nurture as being just as appropriate for boys and men as for girls and women. It is important, and it will help us plug the skills gap. I want to address the national minimum wage, because it is hugely relevant to the care sector, perhaps unfortunately. In an ideal world, we would all want people...

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