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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.
- Care Bill [Lords]: New Clause 8 — CQC thematic review of local authority commissioning practices (10 March 2014)
..., service users and carers, prior to procurement action; and (f) ability of provider organisations to meet their statutory obligations, in particular paying employees at or above the national minimum wage. (3) The review will report and make recommendations to the Secretary of State within twelve months of Commencement of Part 1 of this Act.’.—(Paul Burstow.) Brought up, and...
- Care Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Adult safeguarding access order (10 March 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Norman Lamb: ...Bill will include guidance to local authorities on commissioning services and arranging contracts that will explicitly require them to have regard to ensuring that provider organisations adhere to minimum wage legislation, including, crucially, the payment of travel time between social care visits. We are also working closely with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to ensure that the...
- Immigration Bill: Committee (3rd Day) (10 March 2014)
Lord Avebury: ...asylum seekers, of whom there are estimated to be half a million, are unlikely to be able to pay for maternity or indeed any other medical services. If such people work, they are on or below the minimum wage and are now likely to become unemployed with the tightening up of checks by employers on their right to work. Health authorities may invoice patients from this group, but can the...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (10 March 2014)
Karen Bradley: ...and elsewhere. We have set up a cross-Government multi-agency taskforce to apply the full range of enforcement powers. We are doubling the penalties on employers for breaching the national minimum wage and for employing illegal migrant workers, and we will bring forward a modern slavery Bill next Session to deal with that heinous crime.
- Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage: Yorkshire and the Humber (10 March 2014)
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many fines have been issued to employers in (a) Leeds North West constituency, (b) West Yorkshire, (c) Yorkshire and the Humber for not paying the national minimum wage since March 2013; and what the total value of fines is in each Question number missing in Hansard, possibly truncated question.
- 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...
- Public Bill Committee: Deregulation Bill: Clause 21 - Reduction of qualifying period for right to buy (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
Andrew Bridgen: The hon. Gentleman claims that he does not want central control or guidance on housing needs, yet he supports setting the minimum wage nationally. Does he trust councils to pay a decent wage? That has to be directed from the centre, but he does not want control on housing policy.
- 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?