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Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill (5 Feb 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: ..., such as capping economic immigration from outside the EU; clamping down on non-compliant immigrant students while remaining open to the brightest and the best; restricting the right of 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...

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

Richard Burden: ...the Working 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.

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: ...have a devastating impact on the most vulnerable people in our town. I do not say this lightly, but Rochdale is one of the most deprived communities in the United Kingdom. Unemployment is higher than the national average; people in the town are earning 635 less per year than they were in 2010; and on top of that, under this Government we have to accommodate more than 1,000 asylum...

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: ...a sustainable rate for providers, taking into account the evidence that we gathered throughout our cost of childcare review. 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...

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...member and then consider average earnings in different countries and exchange rates with the UK and it acts as a bar to entry … Any health levy payable prior to arrival risks presenting a barrier for those nationals of countries where earnings are low and currencies weak relative to the UK. Similarly if a person must pay the levy for their entire period of leave up front: to do so...

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

Iain Duncan Smith: ...shown 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: ...kept under constant review. At present those providing such services remain significant employers of UK seafarers. UK seafarers working for UK companies on a UK flagged vessel are not 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...

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

Richard Burden: ..., whether 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: ...discussions 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...

NHS and Social Care Commission (28 Jan 2016)

Norman Lamb: ...better if everyone understands what is going on, and then there can be a much more informed debate. One of my big concerns is that despite some of the very good policy positions that have been taken nationally, too often, across the country, crisis management prevails. Because areas are so focused on propping up acute hospitals that are under the intense pressure I described, more and more...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Enforcement (28 Jan 2016)

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 8 December 2015 to Question 16853, what responsibilities were allocated to the additional staff added to national minimum wage enforcement teams in 2015-16.

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