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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (1 April 2014)
Marking the 15 year anniversary of the minimum wage – Lord Young of Norwood Green.
- Women: Contribution to Economic Life — Motion to Take Note (6 March 2014) See 5 other results from this debate
Baroness Northover: ...rightly urged us to address the value and engagement of those who are nowhere near the glass ceiling but are, rather, around the skirting board, as she described it. The noble Baroness, Lady Nye, flagged the minimum wage, as did the noble Baroness, Lady Thornton. They will have noted that my right honourable friend the Business Secretary has expressed his sympathy with the proposal to...
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Backbench business — Women’s Contribution to the Economy (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Sharon Hodgson: ...cite affordability of child care as a barrier to doing so. That is unsurprising, given that parents are being hit by what I call a triple whammy. First, child care costs are increasing way ahead of wages; according to the Family and Childcare Trust report a couple of days ago, costs for nursery care have risen by 27% since 2009 and continue to rise higher than inflation. They are now the...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (Prosecutions for Non-payment) (6 March 2014)
Minimum Wage (Prosecutions for Non-payment)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Minimum Wage (6 March 2014)
National Minimum Wage
- Immigration Bill — Committee (2nd Day) (5 March 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Lord Wallace of Tankerness: ...concerns raised by my noble friends Lady Hamwee and Lord Teverson in bringing forward this amendment about the impact of the new family Immigration Rules and, in particular, about the impact of the minimum income threshold for sponsoring a non-EEA national partner and dependent children which was established by those rules. My noble friend Lady Hamwee indicated that we had discussed these...
- Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [Lords]: Terms and Conditions of Employment (4 March 2014)
That the draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 18 December 2013, be approved. That the draft National Minimum Wage (Variation of Financial Penalty) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 14 January, be approved.
- Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 4 - English apprenticeships: funding arrangements (4 March 2014) See 3 other results from this clause
Tom Brake: ...route would be needed. The technical consultation is going to explore that issue. The hon. Gentleman also referred to his concerns about whether HMRC was going to be able to enforce the apprenticeship minimum wage. He may be interested to know that in 2012-13, HMRC identified nearly £4 million in owed wages for about 26,500 workers. Clearly, HMRC is involved in that process and will...
- Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Schedule 1 - Approved English apprenticeships (4 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
John Cryer: ...some Government Members as well—tend to believe that intervention is †important and that some kind of regulation and control on free market forces is important. I remember when the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 was passed. We were told that 1 million jobs would disappear overnight. Actually, unemployment plummeted by something like 1 million—exactly the opposite took...
- Written Answers — House of Lords: National Minimum Wage (4 March 2014)
Lord Beecham: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the HM Revenue & Customs report, National Minimum Wage compliance in the social care sector, they will update their evaluation of national minimum wage compliance; and whether they will encourage and monitor the payment of the living wage in the social care sector. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are...
- Scottish Parliament: Responding to Welfare Reform (4 March 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
John Mason: ...heart of welfare reform. Is welfare just another item of expenditure, like rail or roads, on which we can spend a bit more in the good times and a bit less in the bad times, or is it a fundamental minimum that we must be committed to, even if expenditure on it must go up in the difficult times? Many Conservatives in England seem to take the former view. They seem to see no problem with...
- Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage (3 March 2014)
Yvonne Fovargue: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make it his policy to collect information on the number of employers who are not compliant with national minimum wage legislation at constituency level.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Minimum Wage (28 February 2014)
Steve Rotheram: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans his Department has to undertake an impact assessment on the effects on levels of child poverty of a rise in the national minimum wage to (a) £7.35, (b) £7.85, (c) £8.35 and (d) £8.85 an hour.
- Vocational Training: Young People — Question (27 February 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Lord Monks: ...have been spent, to make it a condition of government contracts that apprentices are hired? Can the Government also counter the alarming trend in the number of apprentices not being paid the legal minimum wage?
- National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (26 February 2014)
National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2014
- National Minimum Wage (Variation of Financial Penalty) Regulations 2014 — Motions to Approve (26 February 2014)
National Minimum Wage (Variation of Financial Penalty) Regulations 2014 — Motions to Approve
- Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (26 February 2014)
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and the Draft National Minimum Wage (Variation of Financial Penalty) Regulations 2014.
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Shipping: Pay (26 February 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Sammy Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what reports his Department has received on the owners of ships working the Irish Sea routes paying their staff below minimum wage; and what guidance his Department has issued on the application of minimum wage legislation to the crews of ships operating between two UK ports.
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Guide Dogs: Working Dogs Classification (25 February 2014)
Steven Agnew: Thank you, Principal Deputy Speaker.† I thank the Member for his intervention.† I could not agree more.† I am just thankful that we do not have to pay guide dogs the minimum wage, because, given the hours that they do, it would bankrupt us.† It is a relatively small ask of the Westminster Government to recognise guide dogs as working dogs in order to allow a VAT exemption...
- National Insurance (Renaming): Backbench Business — Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (25 February 2014)
Jim Sheridan: ...accountable. This is not just an empty concern: we see negative consequences in other countries. In Egypt, Veolia has attempted to use this system against the Government for raising the minimum wage. In Slovakia, the Government had to pay $22 million in fines after they reversed the liberalisation of health insurance. These decisions have been made for the good of these countries’...