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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 16th July 2009.

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Photo of Gwyn Prosser Gwyn Prosser Labour, Dover 11:30 am, 16th July 2009

This year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Labour's minimum wage, but non-UK seafarers sailing on British ships and going to British ports are still exempt from the Act. Now that the new Shipping Minister is considering that loophole, and others, what can the Leader of the House do to help amend the Act and bring some fairness into the system?

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