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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (30 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many employers were fined the maximum penalty for breaches of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 in each month of 2014 to date.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Enforcement (30 January 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average time between a national minimum wage infringement first being reported and the issue of the resulting Notice of Underpayment was in the last year for which figures are available.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Services: Pay (30 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Burstow: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the contribution of 13 January 2015 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Official Report, columns 218-22WH, on care sector, if he will make it his policy to enable third parties to make formal complaints about breaches of national minimum wage rules and for them to be kept informed of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (29 January 2015)

William Bain: Between April and September last year, nearly 500,000 people were referred to a Trussell Trust food bank—a rise of 38% on the year before. When will the Secretary of State, as the Minister responsible for food poverty, say to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and the Chancellor that it is targets for benefits sanctions and the failure properly to raise the minimum wage that...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (29 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Ian Murray: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2014 to Question 208599, on the minimum wage, how many notices of underpayment have been issued since 1 October 2013 in cases where the investigation commenced on or after that date.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands (29 January 2015)

David Gauke: The Government has announced successive above inflation increases in the personal allowance this parliament, rising from 6,475 to 10,600 in April 2015 (an increase of 64%). The increases in the personal allowance since 2010 will reduce income tax paid by typical basic rate taxpayers by 825. These increases will also reduce income tax paid by someone working...

[Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Employment in Wales (27 January 2015) See 5 other results from this debate

Alun Cairns: It is a privilege to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I congratulate the hon. Member for Vale of Clwyd (Chris Ruane) on securing this important debate. We have heard a range of contributions. It was certainly interesting to hear that of the hon. Member for Vale of Clwyd, although of course my hon. Friend the Member for Aberconwy (Guto Bebb) highlighted the impact of the dead...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (27 January 2015)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what provisions exist to prevent agencies providing staff to companies deliberately wrongly designating them as apprentices in order to pay them less than the minimum wage; and what instances of such practices have been brought to his attention.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Job Creation (Yorkshire) (26 January 2015)

Wayne David: I am an only child, Mr Speaker. With regard to Shipley and Yorkshire, can the Minister say how many of the jobs she mentioned were part-time, on zero-hours contracts or on the minimum wage? If she is not sure of the figures, does she agree with me that a heck of a lot of jobs are in those categories?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Work Programme (26 January 2015)

Frank Roy: My constituent, John McArthur, was laid off at the end of a temporary job that paid the national minimum wage. The DWP later tried to force him to work for the same company, in the same job, for six months. He subsequently got accused and lost his benefit. How can that sanction possibly be justified?

Economy and City Link: Coventry (23 January 2015)

Jo Swinson: I am not a lawyer so I will not give legal advice, but employment tribunals can consider the facts of any case in front of them. It is not simply what is declared in a written contract that determines the nature of an employment relationship; it is also about the facts of the case. Employment tribunals are able to interpret a case based on whether there is mutuality of obligation, and in...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Minimum Wage (22 January 2015)

Jo Swinson: Today I publish the response document to a public consultation on the draft consolidated national minimum wage (NMW) regulations. The NMW regulations, which set out the detailed NMW rules, came into force on 1 April 1999 and have since been amended over twenty times. As a red tape challenge measure, the Government consolidated the regulations to make them easier to understand and their order...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: National Minimum Wage (22 January 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: My hon Friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs (Jo Swinson) has today made the following statement. Today I publish the response document to a public consultation on the draft consolidated National Minimum Wage (NMW) regulations. The NMW Regulations, which set out the detailed NMW rules, came into force on 1 April 1999 and have since...

Adult Social Care (21 January 2015)

David Ward: Does the hon. Gentleman accept that, in many cases, the private sector businesses are effectively offering wages that are below the national minimum wage, as a result of the commissioning process? In some cases, they are being given only enough money to offer no more than 12.50 or 13 an hour, which cannot cover all the costs of travel, transport, uniforms and training. That means...

Tourism and Hospitality — Question (21 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke: My Lords, I am well aware that many of these employers in the tourism sector are SMEs and have particular difficulties, but the tourism industry is a major part of the British economy. Was the Minister as shocked as I was to see a major hotel chain named and shamed last week as not paying the national minimum wage? Could he advise the House what proportion of those employed in the tourism...

Opposition Day — [14th Allotted Day]: National Health Service (21 January 2015)

Paul Burstow: Let me deal quickly with that and then come on to what we need to do next. As a result of the 2010 spending review, we invested 7.2 billion extra in social care over the life of this Parliament. I regret the fact that not every local authority has fully spent that resource on social care, and although the right hon. Member for Leigh (Andy Burnham)wants to make this an issue of blame I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

David Cameron: Oh dearie me—you can see the problem that Labour Members have got. They cannot talk about the deficit because it is coming down. They cannot talk about employment because it is going up. They cannot talk about the economy because the International Monetary Fund and the President of the United States all say the British economy is performing well. So what are they left with? I will tell...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Legislative Consent Motion (20 January 2015)

Danny Kinahan: I, too, am very pleased to see the Bill here, and I support the motion. It is excellent to see a Bill coming into place that keeps us in line with everything else that is happening in the United Kingdom. We see that it changes the legislation to ensure that employees are not disadvantaged by unacceptable practices, be they exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts or underpayment of the...

Government Support for Artists — Question for Short Debate (19 January 2015)

Baroness Jolly: My Lords, I declare my interest as a trustee of the charity Help Musicians UK. I am pleased to answer this Question for Short Debate in regard to which everyone has paid tribute to the tenacity of the noble Earl, Lord Clancarty. There has been a fascinating and broad collection of responses. I confess that I will have trouble responding to all of them within the time that I have available, so...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Apprentice Minimum Wage (19 January 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Diana Johnson: How many apprentices aged 16 to 18 are paid the apprentice minimum wage.

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