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Agriculture and Food Industry — Motion to Take Note (24 July 2014)

The Earl of Caithness: My Lords, I declare my interests as on the register. With other noble Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Plumb for initiating the debate. He rightly said that it followed on well from the previous debate. I add that it also follows on well from a debate we had not so long ago on investment in the rural economy, which is hugely important. In that debate we discussed broadband, which is...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Foreign Workers: Conditions of Employment (23 July 2014)

Lord Taylor of Holbeach: This report shows why we need an immigration system that is fair to British citizens and legitimate migrants and tough on those who abuse the system and flout the law. We are working across government to ensure the immigration system works in the national interest and will use the findings of this report, including those in respect of labour market regulation, to inform our approach. The...

Written Ministerial Statements — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Minimum Wage Regulations (22 July 2014)

Jo Swinson: Today, I publish a consultation document and draft consolidated national minimum wage (NMW) regulations for public consultation. The NMW regulations, which set out the detailed NMW rules, came into force on 1 April 1999. Since then, the NMW regulations have been amended over 20 times. As well as the annual changes to the NMW rates, there have been a number of substantial changes to the rules...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (21 July 2014)

Lord Ramsbotham: I shall speak to Amendments 43, 44B, 45, 47 and 48 in my name and support without further comment Amendments 42F, 42G, 42J, 42K, 43, 43A, 44A and 45A, to which I have added my name, and about which the noble Lord, Lord Beecham, has spoken so eloquently. Later in the proceedings I shall speak on clause stand part, putting forward alternative proposals to those about which so many object so...

Jobseeker’s Allowance — Question (21 July 2014)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: My Lords, since this Question and Answer show all the features of very careful preparation, I am sure that the Minister will be able to answer this. What percentage of the jobs that have been created are: first, part time; secondly, minimum wage; and thirdly, on zero-hour contracts?

Written Answers — Justice: Minimum Wage (21 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many employment tribunals have taken place relating to under-payment of the minimum wage in (a) 2013-14 and (b) each of the previous five financial years; and how many such tribunals found in favour of the employee.

Bill Presented — Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill (16 July 2014) See 14 other results from this debate

Matthew Hancock: It is a huge privilege to respond to this debate on the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. This is the first ever small business Bill and it demonstrates the wholehearted, full-throated and determined support of this Government for business. We give this support for a reason. We are building a recovery in which all can share, where the principle of fair exchange builds prosperity...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (16 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

David Crausby: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will take steps to increase the national minimum wage so that its real terms value is equal to that of January 2010.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Skilled Workers (16 July 2014)

Jo Swinson: In order to protect the rights of workers, this Department is taking a tougher approach on all employers that break minimum wage law. We have already made it simpler to name and shame employers that break the law in this area. The revised Naming and Shaming scheme came into effect on 1 October 2013. The new rules are part of Government efforts to toughen up enforcement of the National...

[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Youth Employment (15 July 2014)

Chris Bryant: I will not give way, if the hon. Gentleman does not mind, because I have very little time and it is more important that we listen to the Minister than that people listen to me, or, frankly, to him. I want to say something about regional variations. My hon. Friends the Members for Inverclyde and for Airdrie and Shotts are right to say that in areas formerly dominated entirely by one heavy...

Business of the House (Data Retention and Investigatory Powers): Respect Policy (14 July 2014)

Tom Brake: I am grateful for the contributions of all colleagues and for the support that they have expressed. I will speak briefly in support of the motion. I thank the Chair of the Committee on Standards and the members of the Committee for their detailed and thoughtful report. During the debate, the Chair set out fully the background to the report, and the consideration and reasoning of the Committee...

Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill (14 July 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Chloe Smith: My hon. Friend puts it extremely well, and perhaps makes my next point for me, which is that the previous Government failed to deal with the problem of child care costs, and it is the present Government, in particular the Minister for Women, my right hon. Friend the Member for Loughborough (Nicky Morgan), who are doing so. The Under-Secretary of State for Education, my hon. Friend the...

Written Answers — Health: Social Services (10 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Clive Betts: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the Care Act 2014 and the care and support statutory guidance, (1) whether self-funders and those with personalised care budgets are under an obligation to show that they are paying social care firms enough to pay their staff at least the minimum wage, including remuneration for travel time between appointments; (2) what guidance...

Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage: Scotland (10 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Pamela Nash: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 April 2013, Official Report, column 1177W, on minimum wage: Scotland, how many staff were in the national minimum wage team monitoring Scotland at the most recent date in 2014 for which records are available.

Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Technical and Vocational Education (9 July 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Pauline Latham: This is the first time that I have taken part in an education debate, so I was pretty shocked by the tone and content of the speech by the shadow Secretary of State. He implied that vocational qualifications required an overhaul. I would argue that the quality of vocational education in this country has risen under this Government, and that the policies that are in place will only continue to...

Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Housing Supply (9 July 2014)

Caroline Lucas: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. I sought to amend the motion—devastatingly unsuccessfully —and I will not mention the matter further. I do, however, want to mention the substantive issues in the Opposition motion, as well as certain things that are not in it but have nothing to do with my amendment—or rather, my proposed amendment that does not exist. It was a figment of my...

Modern Slavery Bill (8 July 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Michael Connarty: ...in Scotland, campaigning to have people released, I was told that it does not hold people for a long time. However, it is a little piece of English territory in Scotland because it is effectively run by the Home Office, not by any institution in Scotland. The point is that if we change the police attitude to the victims in England through the Bill, we will change it in all the other...

Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage (8 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many civil enforcement actions HM Revenue and Customs has taken against employers over non-payment of the minimum wage in the last five years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage (8 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what criteria HM Revenue and Customs use to determine whether a case where an employer is paying one or more employees less than the minimum wage is pursued by the civil route or the criminal route.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Apprentices (8 July 2014)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: We do not believe there is a need for such a body. Under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (ASCL), apprentices are employed under an Apprenticeship Agreement, this ensures they are protected under the Employment Rights Act 1996. Apprentices’ pay is covered under the National Minimum Wage regulations and HMRC is responsible for ensuring compliance with these...

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