Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 17th November 2020.

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Photo of Paula Barker Paula Barker Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

Our home care workers have gone above and beyond during the pandemic. Tragically, they are some of the lowest paid workers in the entire labour market. Does the Secretary of State agree that there is a role for local government, as the commissioners of home care services, in strengthening enforcement of national minimum wage legislation to ensure that no home care worker, anywhere, is not properly paid for travel time between visits?