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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Home Care Services (20 Jul 2017)

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information HM Revenue and Customs requests from local authorities to support minimum wage compliance checks on domiciliary care companies commissioned by those local authorities.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Indian Ocean Territory: Minimum Wage (20 Jul 2017)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the legal minimum wage is in the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (20 Jul 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...30 hours free childcare. The additional 15 hours is available to families where both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone parent family), and each parent earns a weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours at national minimum wage or living wage, and less than £100,000 per year. This also includes self-employed parents.

Queen’s Speech: Implications for Wales — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (19 Jul 2017)

Jo Stevens: Absolutely. Our party’s manifesto promised a £10 minimum wage by 2020—a proper living wage, as opposed to the fake living wage introduced by the Government. There was no confirmation in the Queen’s Speech of any investment to expand our capital city rail station at Cardiff Central and no confirmation that the Wylfa Newydd project will be delivered to ensure a...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Living Wage: Young People (19 Jul 2017)

Margot James: The National Living Wage is limited to those aged 25. The Government is setting minimum thresholds only and we recognise and commend those employers who seek to set higher rates of pay. The current national minimum wage rates per hour for those who are not apprentices and under 18 years old is £4.05; 18 – 20 years old is £5.60; 21 – 24 years old is £7.05 and 25...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Wales (19 Jul 2017)

Chris Ruane: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many companies in Wales are known to have paid employees less than the minimum wage in each year for which figures are available; and if he will list those companies and their location.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 Jul 2017)

Jeremy Corbyn: It was Labour that first introduced the minimum wage—with opposition from the Conservative party. Wages are lower than they were 10 years ago. The Prime Minister has been in office for just one year, and during that time disposable income has fallen by 2%. The economic consequences of austerity are very clear, and so are the social consequences: life expectancy stalling for the first...

Free Childcare (18 Jul 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...through to the age of four. That additional funding and that additional 15 hours are for people in work. Some of those people may be on low incomes. A person who is working 16 hours at the national minimum wage qualifies. I have already mentioned that there is an offline system for people who may have problems and who cannot use the online system because of sight or other difficulties....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Low Pay: Sharing Economy (18 Jul 2017)

Bill Esterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the number of workers being paid less than the national minimum wage in the gig economy.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Merchant Shipping: Minimum Wage (18 Jul 2017)

Karl Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to update his Department's guidance on National Minimum Wage Enforcement for seafarers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (18 Jul 2017)

Bill Grant: ...-year low, may I inquire of my right hon. Friend what the effect has been on average personal incomes for workers in Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock—and, indeed, the rest of the UK—of increases in the minimum wage and the national living wage?

Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (17 Jul 2017)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: ...swept aside because this other issue predominates. Instead, we have scapegoating and tough-sounding rhetoric. We have to make our immigration system fairer and more humane. We have to end immigration detention, scrap the minimum income rules for visas and make family reunion easier. I and, I know, a lot of other people were extremely embarrassed that the Government did not immediately give...

Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (17 Jul 2017)

Baroness Prashar: ...-off between spending levels and immigration; reducing immigration in the future may require more public investment. These are hard choices. During the referendum campaign we heard a lot about how cutting EU immigration would benefit those on low wages. The evidence is less clear-cut. The evidence we took suggests that the effect of migration on wages at the bottom of wage distribution has...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (17 Jul 2017)

Tracy Brabin: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment will be made of the effect of the cost of (a) the national minimum wage, (b) the living wage and (c) other employment costs on the level of funding required from her Department to deliver 30 hours free childcare.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Advertising (14 Jul 2017)

Margot James: ...Snapchat (traded as display) and Twitter. These figures represent total spend for each month by DECC, BIS and now BEIS since January 2016. Government advertising supports the government’s priorities and helps deliver its programmes, from raising awareness of the National Minimum and Living Wage, to encouraging young people to apply for apprenticeships. The media in which we place...

Bill Presented: Passchendaele (13 Jul 2017)

Paul Sweeney: ...from one generation to the next. These efforts have, however, been frustrated by Conservative party policies that continue to undermine living standards in my constituency. Despite efforts to regenerate our communities, my constituents are still subject to the indignity of benefit sanctions, tax credit cuts and frozen wages. With unemployment and benefit claimant rates in my constituency...

Housing Supply — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (13 Jul 2017)

Meg Hillier: ...cost and stress to the system. More affordable housing for ownership is vital, but so is ensuring that affordable housing for rent really is affordable. Even for working people, it can be very difficult to afford a council rent in Hackney, particularly if they are on minimum wage or are not working full time. Housing benefit is taking the strain, along with the private sector. Some...

Public Sector Pay Cap - Question for Short Debate (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Haskel: ...end, but from another pocket. Lifting the pay cap may enable public sector employers to provide better value by being better employers, instead of contracting out to employers subsidised by tax credits who rely on the minimum wage. Both manifestos in the recent election spoke of the state becoming more active: more active government. One reason why this Government have put a cap on public...

Deregulation: Public Services and Health and Safety - Motion to Take Note (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Shipley: ...the “heavy-handed regulators” been identified and what impact assessment had been undertaken by freeing British businesses from those “heavy-handed regulators”? For example, does it imply cutting the national living wage, or the national minimum wage, or perhaps the plastic bag carrier charge? Or is it about the day-to-day protections that the public benefit from? I...

Business of the House (13 Jul 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: the House, even when Opposition Members do not bother to turn up to support a Bill on it. The Government’s position is clear: employing unpaid interns as workers to avoid paying the national minimum wage or the national living wage is illegal, exploitative and represents a real barrier to social mobility by squeezing out candidates from less wealthy backgrounds.

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