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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (5 May 2016)

Effect of the national living wage on providers of social care – Lord Oates. Oral questions

Business of the House (28 Apr 2016)

Holly Lynch: Last week, I spoke in the national living wage debate to highlight the potential injustice of the decision to deny the living wage to those under 25. A young person could start work at the age of 18 and be in a role for seven years before being paid the same as their older and potentially less experienced colleagues. Can we have a debate in Government time to give Members the opportunity to...

The Economy - Motion to Take Note (28 Apr 2016)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...I was a humble academic seeking to launch a degree in an institution that eventually became Middlesex Polytechnic and, later, Middlesex University. Lord Peston—or just Maurice Peston as he was then—was one of our external examiners. The other crucial examiner was John Rex, a formidable intellect in the field of social science. Lord Peston was of course also an extremely able...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Living Wage: Southampton (28 Apr 2016)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of the workforce in Southampton is in receipt of the national living wage.

Housing and Planning Bill - Third Reading (27 Apr 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: I think I said at an earlier stage that I want to work through all these issues in regulations to ensure that we do not miss anything out as the result of unintended consequences. There are groups of people that we will want to include, and I commit to working with the noble Baroness on those exclusions in due course. I turn now to the proposal for an increase in the income thresholds based...

Trade Union Bill: Ballots: 40% support requirement in important public services (27 Apr 2016)

Helen Hayes: I would like to put on record the fact that I am a member of the GMB union. It is a great pleasure to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Ilford North (Wes Streeting), whom I commend for his long-standing commitment to this issue and for his work on the Bill. Trade unions are a vital part of a free and democratic society, with a proud history of working hard on behalf of their members to...

Violence against Women and Girls (Sustainable Development Goals) — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (27 Apr 2016)

Mark Durkan: I am happy to be a conduit to the Minister on that point. I know he understands that when any of us make points in debates such as this, we do so on the basis of urging rather than begrudging the very good efforts that have already been made by Government. We are urging the Government because they have earned the position of leading positively on various issues internationally. As chair of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Social Mobility (27 Apr 2016)

Robert Halfon: My hon. Friend will be pleased to know that we are accepting every part of the recommendations of the Bridge report. He will know that we are the party of the ladder, the party of social mobility, the party of the living wage, the party of lower taxes for low earners and the party of millions of apprenticeships and millions of jobs.

Backbench Business: Social Security (Equality) (26 Apr 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for City of Chester (Christian Matheson), who I know is widely respected in his local community. He is very passionate about this issue and raised a number of powerful points, as did many of the other hon. Members who contributed to what has been a good, constructive debate. In true tradition, I...

Housing and Planning Bill - Report (5th Day) (25 Apr 2016)

Lord Cameron of Dillington: My Lords, I support this amendment in the name of the noble Baroness, Lady Royall, and others. The arguments have all been very well made, particularly by the noble Lord, Lord Best, with his great experience, so I want merely to emphasise a few facts. First, as we all know, the need for affordable homes is as great in the countryside as anywhere, because on average houses are more expensive...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (25 Apr 2016)

Louise Haigh: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of increasing the eligibility threshold for carer's allowance to enable carers working 16 hours per week on the new National Living Wage to keep their entitlement to that allowance.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Home Care Services: Pay (25 Apr 2016)

Nicholas Boles: The Government is clear that anyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) should receive the NMW/NLW. The same rules apply on the payment of travel time for homecare workers as all other sectors in the economy. Time spent travelling directly between assignments generally counts as time worked for NMW/NLW purposes. Whether a worker is entitled to the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Learning Disability (21 Apr 2016)

Geoffrey Cox: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the future effect of the introduction of the national living wage on sleep-in payments used by the learning disability sector.

Council Tax: Social Care Precept - Question (20 Apr 2016)

Lord Beecham: ..., which is suffering a cumulative loss from government cuts and cost pressures, not least in relation to social care amounting to 332 million, a 2% social care precept will raise 1.7 million. The welcome increase in the national minimum wage, which is not of course the same as the national living wage, will cost 4.5 million a year, such that over the next three years...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Minimum Wage (20 Apr 2016)

Nicholas Boles: No assessment has been made of the potential incidence of employers hiring more apprentices to avoid paying the national minimum wage. The current minimum wage rate for an apprentice is 3.30 per hour. This applies to apprentices who are aged under 19 or those in the first year of their Apprenticeship. Apprentices aged 19 or above and in the second year of their apprenticeship must be...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Living Wage: Southampton (20 Apr 2016)

Royston Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of how many people in Southampton will benefit from the introduction of the national living wage.


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