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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (27 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lisa Nandy: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many successful prosecutions for breaches of national minimum wage legislation there have been since 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (26 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many notices of underpayment of national minimum wage were issued in respect of employers with (a) zero to nine, (b) 10 to 49, (c) 50 to 249 and (d) more than 250 employees in each year since 2009-10.

Modern Slavery Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) (25 February 2015)

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley: My Lords, I, too, support the amendments in this group. I shall speak particularly to Amendments 97A and 98A in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Alton of Liverpool. First, as other noble Lords have said, we must give credit where credit is due. The Government have engaged with the issue of transparency in supply chains and have come a long way on this issue since the Bill was first published....

Modern Slavery Bill — Report (2nd Day) (25 February 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Bates: My Lords, I am grateful to the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Derby for having moved the amendment. He has been an integral part of the cross-party team that has been working so constructively on the Bill and taken us to where we are now. I particularly note, and offer my respect for, the work that he has done in the diocese of Derby in tackling the issues of modern-day slavery. It is...

Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies (25 February 2015)

Dominic Raab: The English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge said: “In politics, what begins in fear…ends in folly.” My fear is that in this debate—not just the debate in the House today, but more generally—that is where we will end up. The motion is obviously flawed. Why exclude just business consultancies and directorships? Why exclude that one area of experience from...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Living Wage (25 February 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Gemma Doyle: A Labour Government will ban the use of exploitative zero-hours contracts, which leave people not only not making the living wage, but unable to make a living on the minimum wage. Why will this Government not do the same?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Vacancies: Internet (25 February 2015)

Esther McVey: Information published by the Office for National Statistics suggests zero-hours contracts make up a small part of the overall labour market, accounting for about 2-4% of all people in work. There are a broad range of vacancies available on Universal Jobmatch, offering various types of contracts to jobseekers. Universal Jobmatch (UJ) was designed to be a self-service job posting and matching...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage (25 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) men and (b) women were earning the minimum wage in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage (25 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Gloria De Piero: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what proportion of people were earning the minimum wage in each ethnic group in each of the last five years; and what proportion of people earning the minimum wage were in each ethnic group in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (25 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

David Ward: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that local authorities commission adult social care services at an hourly rate which provides for staff to receive the national minimum wage and includes travel time between clients.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Further Consideration Stage (24 February 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

John McCallister: As usual, I am grateful to Mr Flanagan. In an earlier intervention, he suggested that £30,000 was the subsistence level. I accept his point that £72 a week would be a very low subsistence level if you are struggling on £30,000. In a way, I am encouraged slightly that the Member is starting to see some of the arguments that I have been making: that you need to look at...

Consumer Rights Bill — Commons Reason (24 February 2015)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: My Lords, following the debates on the subject of secondary ticketing in Committee and on Report, which caused considerable polarisation of views across party lines, I am pleased that today there appears to be good agreement on the way forward. I know that my noble friend the Minister has worked assiduously to find common ground. Reaching this point today is an example not just of how...

Infrastructure (South-West) — [Dr William McCrea in the Chair] (24 February 2015)

Lisa Nandy: Yes, and in a moment, I will come on to things that the Government might consider doing to strike the balance better in this country in order to ensure that we do not shut out some of our best companies with a really strong track record of delivery. First, I say to the Minister that when commissioning goods, services and big capital projects of the sort that the hon. Member for South West...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Social Services: Pay (24 February 2015)

Jo Swinson: The Government already makes clear in legislation and guidance that travel time between assignments should be paid at least the appropriate National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate. Whether a worker paid by the hour is entitled to the minimum wage for periods such as the time spent travelling between home and their first assignment and between their last assignment and home depends on the terms of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Services: Pay (24 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to comments by the Minister of State for Care and Support in the Daily Telegraph on 7 February 2015, on investigations into minimum wage payment in the social care sector, when HM Revenue and Customs will complete its investigations into the six companies; how the companies to be investigated were identified; and if he will take steps to...

Modern Slavery Bill: Report (1st Day) (Continued) (23 February 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Bates: My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Young, for moving this amendment and giving us the opportunity for a debate. As my noble friend Lady Hamwee said, we have agreed to continue dialogue on this issue with the Home Office and the Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner, who has expressed an interest in this area. This is also an opportunity to put on the record some remarks on...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Block Grant: Reductions (23 February 2015)

Daithí McKay: I beg to move That this Assembly recognises that the persistent reductions to the block grant create significant challenges for the Executive in the delivery of front-line services; welcomes agreement on the Budget 2015-16; further recognises that the Executive have additional revenue-generating powers, which have not been explored fully as part of the Budget process; and calls on the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Services: Pay (17 February 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints HM Revenue and Customs have received on non-payment of the national minimum wage by all care providers in (a) 2011, (b) 2012, (c) 2013 and (d) 2014; and how many such complaints subsequently led to formal investigations by HM Revenue and Customs.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (12 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that employees working for companies with which his Department has contracted are paid more than National Minimum Wage.

Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day]: Compulsory Jobs Guarantee (11 February 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Kate Green: I am extremely proud of the fact that, under Labour, lone parent employment rose from 44% in 1997 to nearly 60% by the time we left office. An interesting debate opened up this afternoon about the proper role of Government in relation to long-term unemployment. One argument was expressed very well in a thoughtful speech by the hon. Member for Enfield North (Nick de Bois), who suggested that...

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