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- Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (28 November 2014)
Low Pay Commission (National Minimum Wage) Bill - Second reading – Dan Jarvis.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (6 November 2014)
Additional cost to the Exchequer in tax credits in the light of the falling value of the National Minimum Wage.
- Slavery — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Baroness Cox: ...have a Dalit background. Most are between 14 and 18 years old. Girls were forced to work 12 to 16-hour shifts, seven days a week, unable to take a break. Forced overtime is a regular abuse and overtime wages are rarely paid. Pavani, aged 18, said: “I would get shouted at if I refused to work an extra four hours. I was only allowed to go outside once every six months because security...
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage: Brigg (30 October 2014)
Andrew Percy: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time employees in Brigg and Goole constituency were paid the minimum wage in the last year for which figures are available.
- Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill (29 October 2014)
Tom Blenkinsop: ...current account through salary, which is taxed at 13.8% employer national insurance on everything over about £8,000 and the employee pays national insurance of 12% on everything above that figure, and then everything is taxed above the nil rate band. Obviously, you have to be paid the minimum wage of £11,500-ish, but above that, why would you be paid through your salary when you...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Dan Jarvis: Research published this week shows that there are now more than 5 million workers stuck in low-paid jobs, women’s wages are lower now than they were a year ago and the gender pay gap is widening. We on the Opposition Benches have been clear about how we would strengthen the national minimum wage. What is the Prime Minister going to do to make work pay?
- Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (29 October 2014)
Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to link an increase of the earnings threshold for carer's allowance to the rise in the National Minimum Wage.
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Alex Cunningham: ...meetings officials of his Department have had with officials of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the naming and shaming of social care providers who do not comply with National Minimum Wage legislation; and when he expects such social care providers to be named and shamed for such non-compliance.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Work Experience (29 October 2014)
Baroness Neville-Rolfe: This Government is absolutely clear: exploitation of interns is unacceptable and we do not hesitate to act where we find that employment law has been broken and someone who is entitled to the minimum wage has not been paid it. Complaints from interns about non-payment of the minimum wage are prioritised by HMRC for investigation and HMRC will investigate every complaint made to the Pay and...
- UK Visa Applications (Malawi) (28 October 2014)
Tom Greatrex: ...? There is also a lengthy series of offline processes, which include posting passports to another country for assessment. At every stage, the process seems to confuse and frustrate many prospective applicants. The minimum cost for applications is £144, including the basic visa charge. It costs £59 just for an appointment. That translates to some 2,500 South African rand or some...
- Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 12 other results from this debate
Esther McVey: ...of a disabled child saying what he would do, who had used his same words. For clarity, nothing that my noble Friend said on that occasion was Government policy—not now and not in the future. National minimum wage entitlement applies to workers whether they are disabled or non-disabled. That is the Government’s policy. Let me confirm that this Government’s overarching...
- Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: Clause 9 - Pensions promise obtained from third party (28 October 2014)
Steve Webb: ...employers, and understands funding and the implications of recovery plans for the sustainable growth of the employer and so on. We need a regulator that can do compliance on, for example, auto-enrolment—like minimum wage compliance—and can make sure that that happens. We also need a regulator that can do the things the FCA does, which regulates the sale of financial products in...
- Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: New Clause 5 - Review of impact on childcare costs (28 October 2014)
Catherine McKinnell: ...reality—many have seen it to be the reality, as well. The report found that the cost of bringing up a child has soared in the last year—up 8% for a couple and up 11% for a lone parent—with the incomes of families on the minimum wage falling far short of what is needed to afford just the bare minimum to bring up a child. The report has calculated that families working full...
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (27 October 2014)
Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent steps he has taken to ensure employer compliance with minimum wage legislation.
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (24 October 2014)
Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2014 to Question 201383, how much was spent on national minimum wage enforcement in 2013-14.
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage: Wales (24 October 2014)
Jessica Morden: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Wales and (b) Newport East constituency earning the minimum wage.
- Young People: Alternatives to University — Motion to Take Note (23 October 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...grant for employers. This will fund more than 100,000 additional incentive payments for employers to take on young apprentices aged 16 to 24, providing a major boost to their job prospects. I confirm the point made by the noble Lord, Lord Sheikh, about the minimum wage being paid, although I take on board the issue raised in that regard by the noble Lord, Lord Young. I hope that he will...
- Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: - Examination of Witnesses (23 October 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
...on everything over about £8,000 and the employee pays national insurance of 12% on everything above that figure, and then everything is taxed above the nil rate band. Obviously, you have to be paid the minimum wage of £11,500-ish, but above that, why would you be paid through your salary when you can pay into a pension and take it all out the next day? For payments into a...
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Working Conditions (23 October 2014)
Jo Swinson: ...chains. My Department is taking action to develop guidance for businesses reporting on this obligation, beginning with the retail sector. In order to toughen up our enforcement of the National Minimum Wage my Department has made it simpler to name and shame employers that break the law on the National Minimum Wage and has increased the financial penalty that employers pay for breaking...