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Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (10 Sep 2015)

Fifth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2015. 11:30 am; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Living Wage (28 Jul 2015)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on individuals' and businesses' understanding of wage rules of naming the new higher minimum wage, announced in the recent July budget, a National Living Wage when there is already a living wage rate established by the Living Wage Foundation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Sheltered Employment: Minimum Wage (23 Jul 2015)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to consider providing a therapeutic exemption from the National Minimum Wage for registered charities, or social enterprises, that establish sheltered employment for those with disabilities.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Living Wage (22 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: ...apprentices over the age of 25 where they are in their first year of their apprenticeship. They then qualify for the age appropriate rate. We will be implementing the National Living Wage through amendments to the National Minimum Wage regulations, in time for April 2016. We will consider how the Living Wage applies to the Apprentice rate as part of this process.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Unpaid Work (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Jopling: To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) whether they will list the categories of employed people who are not remunerated, including Ministers, who are exempted from the provisions of the minimum wage legislation, and (2) whether unpaid Ministers will qualify for the proposed living wage.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Living Wage: Lone Parents (22 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: By 2017-18, 8 out of 10 working households will be better off as a result of the personal allowance, living wage and welfare changes in this Budget. 17.7m households will benefit in total. The effect on any given household will depend on their specific circumstances, such as precise housing costs. Treasury analysis in the Budget document shows that an example lone parent, who is...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...by the Chancellor, and supported by the balance of measures, that the Government believe that the best route out of poverty is through employment. It is right that if you are working full-time, your wages should not be unnecessarily topped up by the state. In that regard, as reflected in the overall balance of areas of contention, it is not surprising to hear that there is a lot of concern...

Bill Presented — Constitutional Convention (No. 2) Bill: Finance Bill (21 Jul 2015)

Damian Hinds: ...Keeley) pointed out, the Bill is not about everything that is in the Budget. The Finance Bill is limited in scope specifically to tax measures intended for general expenditure. The national living wage is not within the its scope, but as the direct question came up of how the Government would bring it in, I confirm that we will be making regulations to introduce it for April 2016. I want...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Tax Credits (21 Jul 2015)

David Davies: Does my hon. Friend agree that the number of people losing out will be vastly outweighed by that of those who will benefit from the higher minimum wage, the higher tax threshold, and the incentive to be out there looking for work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (21 Jul 2015)

Ian Blackford: We hear from the Institute for Fiscal Studies that the gross impact of the higher minimum wage will be about 4 billion, but that the cuts to tax credits represent about 6 billion. The proportion of children in poverty who are from families in work rose from 54% to 63%, and that statistic can only get worse. It is little surprise that the Government want to redefine child poverty....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Living Wage (21 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: We have not received any representations from Citizens UK on the National Living Wage. However the Living Wage Foundation, which is an initiative of Citizens UK, has reacted positively to the announcement of a National Living Wage. The Government has asked the Low Pay Commission to recommend the level of the National Living Wage going forward in order to reach 60% of median earnings by...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Living Wage (21 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: ...the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has not held a meeting with either the Low Pay Commission or the Centre for Research in Social Policy to discuss the National Living Wage. However, the Low Pay Commission has been asked to provide a report to the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills regarding the level of the National Living...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (21 Jul 2015)

Toby Perkins: ...and Local Government, if he will make it his policy to provide additional funding to support local authorities' to take account of changes in the Summer Budget 2015 which will (a) increase the minimum wage and (b) reduce the rents paid by social tenants.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Pay (21 Jul 2015)

Louise Haigh: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the one per cent cap on public sector pay rises will apply to people earning the statutory minimum wage.

Welfare Reform and Work Bill (20 Jul 2015)

Kate Green: ...as much as 1,000 per year. As numerous Opposition Members have said, including my hon. Friends the Members for Llanelli (Nia Griffith) and for Swansea East (Carolyn Harris), the new increase in the minimum wage does not compensate sufficiently for the loss of tax credits. The Budget makes a mockery of the Tories’ claim to be the party of working people. However, there are some...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (20 Jul 2015)

Ian Blackford: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the statement by the Institute for Fiscal Studies that increases in the minimum wage will not fully compensate for changes made to the tax credits system.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Minimum Wage (20 Jul 2015)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the potential change to the cost of providing social care in England, Wales and Scotland as a result of the increase in the minimum wage in each of the next five years.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (20 Jul 2015)

Gavin Newlands: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make it his policy to (a) increase the national minimum wage for 18 to 20 year olds to 6.86 by 2020 and (b) open the national minimum wage entitlement for apprentices to that rate.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Low Pay Commission (20 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Boles: On 8 July the Government published the 2015 remit for the Low Pay Commission, which sets out their role in relation to the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage rates. A copy of the remit can be found on the GOV.UK website

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Pay: Greater London (20 Jul 2015)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will ask the Low Pay Commission to (a) publish an analysis of which sectors of the UK economy could afford to increase wages above the new statutory minimum and (b) carry out a review of a separate wage-floor that could be applied in London.


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