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- Women: Contribution to Economic Life — Motion to Take Note (6 March 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Baroness Thornton: ...She ran two successful businesses. The option of being a full-time homemaker and mother was never open to her—and I am not sure she would have dreamt of taking it if it had. In this 2014 International Women’s Day debate, I pay my tribute to Jean and to Marie, Eileen and Alma, who are her sisters, for their contribution to our economy over the whole of their lives, and it is on...
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Backbench business — Women’s Contribution to the Economy (6 March 2014)
Fiona Mactaggart: ...said, “We are always first in line for redundancy and last in line for interviews.” I have talked to various professional groups about what is happening in different professions. The National Union of Teachers, for example, recently conducted a survey on the misuse of capability among teachers. The survey found that more than three quarters of the union’s representatives...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (Prosecutions for Non-payment) (6 March 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Karl Turner: How many firms have been prosecuted for non-payment of the national minimum wage since May 2010.
- 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: Schedule 1 - Approved English apprenticeships (4 March 2014) See 1 other result from this clause
John Cryer: ...;and perhaps 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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)
Jennifer Willott: The Department for Business revised its guidance for seafarers in late 2013 updating guidance on the enforcement on the national minimum wage. This is available on the GOV.UK website. The Government supports the minimum wage because of the protection it gives low income workers and the incentives to work it provides. If employees think they are been paid below the minimum wage they should...
- National Insurance (Renaming): Backbench Business — Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (25 February 2014)
Jim Sheridan: ...workers here in the UK. Now I see an agreement that could undermine their rights and an opportunity lost to support our friends in the unions in the US. The US has ratified only 14 of the 190 International Labour Organisation conventions, unlike EU member states who have ratified them all. I understand that with this anti-union Government and the pull of the US Republicans we are unlikely...
- Scottish Parliament: Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (25 February 2014)
Neil Findlay: Amendment 49 will address one of the fundamental problems with the current social care system: poverty pay. Social care in Scotland is rapidly becoming a minimum wage sector. Councils that are hamstrung by underfunding and cuts to budgets and without the ability to set their own taxes are forced into externalising services and cutting the costs of contracts to third sector and other...
- Pensions Bill: Report (1st Day) (Continued) (24 February 2014)
Baroness Hollis of Heigham: ...job or claim a carer’s credit which might have brought them safely into the NI system. How many women in their 40s and 50s with teenage children know that if they work 16 hours a week at minimum wage they will not usually be building a state pension, but at 18 hours a week they will? How many women know that by caring for elderly relatives for 20 hours a week they could, and should,...
- Pensions Bill: Report (1st Day) (24 February 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Baroness Hollis of Heigham: ...there is, overlaying different subsets. I accept that, but I am as confident as I can be on the evidence that exists that at least 250,000 people and maybe more—it is an increasing problem—are outside the national insurance system and will not be credited in either through UC or any caring responsibilities. The noble Lord quoted average income. An average income is pulled...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Zero-hours Contracts (24 February 2014)
Iain Duncan Smith: Under the Work programme, providers are paid for getting people into sustained work, generally a job of at least 16 hours a week, paid at the national minimum wage or more, and which lasts for a minimum of six months. That can be two or three jobs, but none the less, they have to last for six months. Outcomes are counted on that basis, therefore DWP does not hold information about the...