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Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill (5 Feb 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ...non-EEA nationals to work in this country and bring in dependants; introducing a maximum fine of 20,000 per employee—more than four times the previous penalty—for employers who pay below the minimum wage ;and making sure that only those who secure graduate-level jobs stay on at the end of their studies. The Immigration Act 2014 will clamp down on those from overseas who...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Minimum Wage (5 Feb 2016)

Richard Burden: ...Group conducting the Post Implementation Review of the Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 to (a) review and (b) make recommendations on enforcement of the national minimum wage for seafarers employed on (i) UK and (ii) non-UK registered vessels.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (5 Feb 2016)

Sam Gyimah: Single parents will be able to access the extended entitlement in the same way as two parent households. A single parent will need to earn a weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours at national minimum wage or living wage. In addition, their income should not exceed 100,000. This will include employed and self-employed parents.

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (4 Feb 2016)

The First Minister: —and earning 21,000 is looking forward to a 100 increase in the minimum pay rise as a result of John Swinney’s decision. That minimum pay rise will go up from 300 to 400 in April. Every single penny of that extra 100 will be taken away by Labour’s proposals. As Gordon Brown once said, there is hardly a nurse, teacher,...

Immigration Bill — Committee (4th Day) (Continued)8.49 pm (3 Feb 2016)

Lord Bates: ...changes to the Immigration Rules in July 2012. These amendments would seriously dilute those reforms. Amendment 232 would require the Secretary of State, within six months of Royal Assent, to amend the minimum income threshold requirement for sponsoring a non-EEA national partner and any non-EEA national dependent children to settle in the UK. This is set at 18,600 a year for a...

Local Government Funding — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (3 Feb 2016)

Simon Danczuk: ...in council tax bands A and B, which means it only raises 1.3 million for the local authority. That money will go nowhere in terms of meeting the demand for social care. It will not even meet the increases to the minimum wage for workers in care homes; that is how inadequate the policy is. Let me briefly turn to the point about the 100% retention of business rates, which gives...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment: Telephone Services (3 Feb 2016)

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure effective enforcement of the National Minimum Wage in the maritime sector.

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 5) Bill: Stage 1 (3 Feb 2016)

Alex Rowley: ...years. All those types of project are in danger of being cut, and that impacts on real people’s lives. I said that I welcomed the fact that Joan McAlpine, in her speech, talked about the living wage. I, for one, have campaigned for and said that we need to introduce a living wage across the care sector. It cannot be right—it is not right—that the majority of care workers...

Enterprise Bill [Lords] (2 Feb 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...the Industrial Development Act 1982 and the extension to digital, but that needs to be set in the context of a proper industrial strategy for the country, not an anti-European, laissez-faire free-for-all that will lead to a race to the bottom for jobs, wages and productivity. The clauses on late payments and non-domestic rates are welcome, but I want to mention two new items in our lucky...

Childcare Bill [HL]: Commons Amendments (2 Feb 2016)

Lord Nash: .... The upfront nature of our funding uplift, coupled with the introduction of a national funding formula, will help providers to manage future cost pressures, such as the introduction of the national living wage. We are confident in the work of the cost of childcare review, and there is no case for establishing a bureaucratic and costly process that repeats the review on an ongoing basis....

[Graham Stringer in the Chair] — Transitional State Pension Arrangements for Women (1 Feb 2016)

Rachel Reeves: ..., the average size of their pension pot is only 57% of that of a man of the same age. Women such as Barbara, Margaret and others whom my hon. Friends have mentioned—women earning little more than the minimum wage who are often struggling to work full time because of their caring responsibilities, and who are desperately trying to conserve what savings they have to ensure at least a...

Immigration Bill: Committee (3rd Day) (1 Feb 2016)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...in place before April 2012. In 2015 she sought to extend her leave to remain. She faced an application fee of 649 and a health surcharge of 200 so a total of 849 to pay up front. This was more than her monthly wage of 800. From our experience, someone working in a minimum wage job is virtually certain to have their application for fee remission refused, even when...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit Work Allowance (1 Feb 2016)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...that with universal credit people get into work faster, stay in work longer and progress faster in earnings. She cannot take this in isolation, however; it is worth remembering that the national minimum wage is rising to some 9, and that under universal credit women will get 85% of their childcare costs, instead of 70%. There will be free childcare for poorer people with...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Pay (1 Feb 2016)

Neil Gray: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many employees working on the Trident submarine are paid (a) the National Minimum Wage, (b) above 26,500 and (c) above 40,000.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Training (29 Jan 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...entitled to an exemption to national insurance payments. They may, however, benefit from the Seafarers Earning Reductions tax relief for income tax. An ‘in personum’ approach to the application of national minimum wage is preferred as it ensures that those who are entitled to it will benefit. International law prevents the UK from interfering in the ‘internal...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Minimum Wage (29 Jan 2016)

Richard Burden: ...the working group conducting the Post Implementation Review of the Equality Act 2010 (Work on Ships and Hovercraft) Regulations 2011 will make recommendations on the enforcement of the National Minimum Wage for seafarers employed on (a) UK and (b) non-UK registered vessels.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage: Compensation (29 Jan 2016)

Pat Glass: ...he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on cases in which workers do not receive compensation awarded by an employment tribunal because the companies which were paying them less than the national minimum wage have moved into voluntary liquidation.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Employment Schemes (29 Jan 2016)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether universal credit claimants working 35 hours per week and being paid at the level of the national minimum wage will be entitled to request support from his Department's in-work progression pilot.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Government Evidence to the Low Pay Commission–National Minimum Wage (29 Jan 2016)

Nicholas Boles: I am pleased to announce that the Government is publishing evidence to support the Low Pay Commission’s National Minimum Wage recommendations for 2016. This document contains economic analysis that the Low Pay Commission may want to consider when making its recommendations. A copy of the evidence will be placed in the Libraries of the House and will be available from the BIS website at...

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — In-work Poverty (28 Jan 2016)

Marion Fellows: ...Members may well be aware that last week the independent adviser on poverty and inequality, Naomi Eisenstadt, reported to the First Minister of Scotland on tackling poverty and she recommended that we build on living wage accreditation, which has been touched on in the debate. The new national living wage that the Conservative party is touting is not actually a new living wage. It is...


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