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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (6 November 2014)
Additional cost to the Exchequer in tax credits in the light of the falling value of the National Minimum Wage.
- Slavery — Question for Short Debate (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Baroness Cox: My Lords, I also congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Kennedy, on initiating this very timely debate at this critical juncture when the Government are introducing path-breaking legislation to take forward William Wilberforce’s endeavours to eradicate the barbaric phenomenon of slavery which still affects millions of men, women and children in our world today. Forced labour and slavery...
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage: Brigg (30 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Andrew Percy: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time employees in Brigg and Goole constituency were paid the minimum wage in the last year for which figures are available.
- Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill (29 October 2014)
Tom Blenkinsop: As has been mentioned, I am a member of the Pension Schemes Bill Committee, as are a number of colleagues who are present today. We are here to find out about the technical elements that will affect that Bill, because some taxation issues have been brought to our attention during the Committee’s evidence sessions. I want to refer to the evidence given by Mr John Greenwood, who is editor...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Dan Jarvis: Research published this week shows that there are now more than 5 million workers stuck in low-paid jobs, women’s wages are lower now than they were a year ago and the gender pay gap is widening. We on the Opposition Benches have been clear about how we would strengthen the national minimum wage. What is the Prime Minister going to do to make work pay?
- Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Carer's Allowance (29 October 2014)
Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to link an increase of the earnings threshold for carer's allowance to the rise in the National Minimum Wage.
- Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many meetings officials of his Department have had with officials of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the naming and shaming of social care providers who do not comply with National Minimum Wage legislation; and when he expects such social care providers to be named and shamed for such non-compliance.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Work Experience (29 October 2014)
Baroness Neville-Rolfe: This Government is absolutely clear: exploitation of interns is unacceptable and we do not hesitate to act where we find that employment law has been broken and someone who is entitled to the minimum wage has not been paid it. Complaints from interns about non-payment of the minimum wage are prioritised by HMRC for investigation and HMRC will investigate every complaint made to the Pay and...
- UK Visa Applications (Malawi) (28 October 2014)
Tom Greatrex: I assume that the hon. Gentleman is alluding to the ongoing investigation into the misappropriation of aid funds in Malawi and more widely. He makes an important point. The examples I am talking about are individuals involved in projects, partnership arrangements or exchange visits, often with schools or Churches and other organisations. They are not part of that wealthy elite. In many cases,...
- Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform (Disabled People) (28 October 2014) See 12 other results from this debate
Esther McVey: I want first to congratulate the hon. Member for Heywood and Middleton (Liz McInnes) on her maiden speech. It was delivered with humour, confidence and skill. I look forward to her future contributions in the House. I would also like to pay tribute to her predecessor, Jim Dobbin, a Member of the House who was much respected and well liked in all parts of the House. He will be sorely missed....
- Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: Clause 9 - Pensions promise obtained from third party (28 October 2014)
Steve Webb: These are clearly big issues that have been raised by, among others, the Select Committee, and they were raised on Second Reading. It is a perfectly sensible discussion to have. Is it the appropriate regulatory framework, and do we need two or one? Where we have two regulators there are two issues. There is overlap, duplication and gaps. We work very hard—the two regulators work very...
- Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: New Clause 5 - Review of impact on childcare costs (28 October 2014)
Catherine McKinnell: Indeed. The point I am making is that, because of these changes, parents face a real child care crunch. Child care costs have spiralled, the number of child care places has fallen and the support that families in work receive from the Government has been slashed. One consequence, which we have debated at length in this Committee, is that progress on child poverty has stalled. Our concern is...
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (27 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent steps he has taken to ensure employer compliance with minimum wage legislation.
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (24 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2014 to Question 201383, how much was spent on national minimum wage enforcement in 2013-14.
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Minimum Wage: Wales (24 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Jessica Morden: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Wales and (b) Newport East constituency earning the minimum wage.
- Young People: Alternatives to University — Motion to Take Note (23 October 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Baroness Williams of Trafford: My Lords, this debate is an incredibly important one, certainly given the progress made in this area by this Government over the last four years, and I thank the noble Lord, Lord Monks, for raising it, as well as all of your Lordships who have contributed with a wide breadth of experience. It is also interesting to hear about the various backgrounds that people speak from. Given that it has...
- Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: - Examination of Witnesses (23 October 2014)
John Greenwood: In layman’s terms, the Government’s position is that you can take your money as cash from 55. If you are an employee, you have two options. You could be paid into your current account through salary, which is taxed at 13.8% employer national insurance on everything over about £8,000 and the employee pays national insurance of 12% on everything above that...
- Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Working Conditions (23 October 2014)
Jo Swinson: Companies are held accountable by investors, consumers and civil society as well as governments for the way in which they conduct their operations, including labour conditions, and how they report on their actions in this regard. Since October 2013, quoted companies have been required to provide information in their Annual Report about social, community and human rights issues,...
- Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (23 October 2014) See 3 other results from this answer
Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the investigation by HM Revenue and Customs against the five firms named and shamed for breach of the National Minimum Wage by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on 28 February 2014 began; and when such firms were issued with the relevant Notice of Underpayment by HM Revenue and Customs.