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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Minimum Wage (15 Jun 2018)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what representations he has received from charities on the potential effect of backdated sleep-in shift payments.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (15 Jun 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...- to help with the costs of childcare, including childcare in the school holidays. A single parent is able to access the 30 hours free childcare entitlement if they are earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week. This entitlement is available across 38 weeks of the year. However, the entitlement can be “stretched” by taking fewer hours per...

Trades Union Congress 150th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (14 Jun 2018)

Lord Henley:, and so too, is the TUC. It has shaped our society over those 150 years. The TUC and union campaigning provided the impetus for the National Health Service. It drove the Equal Pay Act in the 1970s, and the introduction of the national minimum wage in the 1990s. In 2007, the TUC said that smoking in public was a risk to workers’ health. Whatever our view on the ban on smoking...

Written Answers — Treasury: Living Wage (14 Jun 2018)

Mel Stride: The government is determined that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum and Living Wage (NMW) receives it. HMRC does not hold separate data for National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. As referenced in UIN 136268, the ‘National Living Wage’ is a rate for workers aged 25 and over which was introduced in April 2016. HMRC always takes action to ensure workers...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Commencement and short title (13 Jun 2018)

Chuka Umunna: ...EU free movement now did not and will not solve these problems, and we know it. That is why Labour Governments have always addressed those problems by properly funding the NHS, by having a national minimum wage, by investing in our schools and so on. That is why I will vote for the amendment tabled by my party’s Front-Bench team, and also for Lords amendment 2. A colleague came up to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Homes: Staff (13 Jun 2018)

Caroline Dinenage: The majority of social care in England is delivered by private companies who determine the pay rates of their staff including care assistants. The National Minimum Wage is the legal minimum employers must pay their workers. The Government is committed to creating an economy that works for everyone, and ensuring workers are paid fairly. Since the introduction of the National Living Wage, the...

Scottish Parliament: Sustainable Growth Commission (13 Jun 2018)

Alexander Burnett: ...revenues and projections, but no specifics on how the commission would support the industry. That is not the only thing on which the commission has provided little detail. In fact, there is no mention of the minimum wage, the living wage, the benefits cap, food banks, fuel poverty, the earnings limit and inheritance tax bands, and there is absolutely no mention of any policy on the...

Civil Liability Bill [HL] - Report (12 Jun 2018)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...damages or pain, whereas losses and expenses, the so-called special damages, are outwith the calculation. So, for example, if general damages are worth £900, the claim goes into the small claims track at the moment, even if wage losses were, say, £700, bringing the £1,600 total above the small claims limit. In future, any claim for general damages below £2,000, or...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (11 Jun 2018)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that employers comply with the national minimum wage.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Unpaid Work (11 Jun 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: HMRC inspectors consider work trials on a case-by-case basis. Where they come to the view that the arrangements constitute “work” under existing National Minimum Wage regulations, they will require employers to repay any arrears and will impose fines. HMRC will respond to every complaint received from workers who are concerned about work trials.

Public Bill Committee: Tenant Fees Bill: Permitted payments (7 Jun 2018)

Sarah Jones: What does the Minister say about the fact we have seen time and again, such as with student fees and the minimum wage, that when the Government set a definition, that is where the industry moves to?

Airports National Policy Statement — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (7 Jun 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ...’s appallingly low levels of public transport access. When it comes to a cap on the increase in airport-related traffic, the Government cannot get away with referring just to passengers. The Transport Committee requested a minimum average period of seven hours of respite a night. The national policy statement does not change the initial Government proposal of a 6.5-hour ban. Even...

Public Bill Committee: Tenant Fees Bill: Prohibitions applying to landlords (7 Jun 2018)

Melanie Onn: ...-25 households during the next five years, as well as an increase in older households—especially baby boomers. We must have consideration for those when it comes to the affordability of bills. Under-25s receive a lower rate of minimum wage than other workers, so their disposable income will be much more restricted. Younger workers are usually paid less commensurate with their post...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pay (7 Jun 2018)

Stewart McDonald: ...had with (a) workers, (b) trade unions and (c) employers in advance of the Government's annual advertising campaign to encourage workers to take action if they are not receiving the national living wage or the national minimum wage.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Homes: Minimum Wage (7 Jun 2018)

Neil Coyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of the Social Care Compliance Scheme participants that will cease to be viable by the completion of that scheme.

Brexit: Energy Security (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (6 Jun 2018)

Baroness Sheehan: ...for their energy and to take steps to mitigate this impact, particularly for financially vulnerable customers, the Government outlined a number of measures to help consumers manage their bills. Can the Minister give an assurance that no one, but especially those on minimum wage or on benefits, will have to pay more for energy as a consequence of us leaving the EU? Like the noble Lord,...

Retail Sector (6 Jun 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...the issue of austerity but forgot to remind the House that, as a result of changes to lift the lowest paid in society out of paying tax and as a result of the biggest increase in the national minimum wage and the national living wage for 10 years, those on the lowest pay are now £3,800 a year better off—that is thanks to the policies of this Government. The hon. Gentleman...

Employment Rates — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (6 Jun 2018)

Alok Sharma: ...and Selkirk (John Lamont) welcomed the increase in personal allowances, which means that a typical basic rate taxpayer now pays more than £1,000 less in income tax than in 2010. We also introduced the national living wage in 2016, which increased by 4.4% this April. Thanks to the national living wage, full-time minimum wage workers have had a boost of £2,000 since 2016. Numerous...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Minimum Wage (6 Jun 2018)

Neil Coyle: ...of State for Health and Social Care, what support his Department has provided to (a) local authorities and (b) other providers to help them retrospectively fund sleep-in shifts at the national minimum wage rate.

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