Trade and Industry
Sharon Hodgson (PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office; Gateshead East and Washington West, Labour)
Jim Fitzpatrick (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry; Poplar and Canning Town, Labour)
The Government publicise details of the minimum wage every time it increases and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) follow up all complaints about underpayment. HMRC also target enforcement action on low-paying employers and take tough action against those that are found to be non-compliant.