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Apprenticeships - Question (20 Feb 2018)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...principles of an apprenticeship is that it is a genuine job, and it is treated accordingly in the benefits system. Therefore, a young person on an apprenticeship will receive at least the national minimum wage, which will increase to £3.70 per hour for apprenticeships from this April. The Low Pay Commission estimates that up to 34,000 apprenticeships will benefit from that. However,...

Social Housing and Regeneration: Earl’s Court and West Kensington (20 Feb 2018)

Andrew Slaughter: ...for 30, 40 or even 50 years and dread the disruption of redevelopment and forced transfer. Estates are home to people who are the lifeblood of our towns and cities. Many residents are people on minimum wage or zero-hours contracts, who feel the rising costs of living the most. Demolishing and marginalising social housing will not work; more importantly, it dehumanises an entire category...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Self-employed (20 Feb 2018)

Alok Sharma: The effect set out in Table 5.9 of the Office for Budget Responsibility Report ‘Welfare Trends’, published in January 2018, is due to the Minimum Income Floor, which seeks to incentivise those in gainful self-employment, who earn less than they could expect to earn as an employee at minimum wage, to grow their earnings and become more productive and self-sufficient in the long...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage: Arrears (20 Feb 2018)

Jo Swinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 23 January 2018 to Question 123622, how many of the 169 employers who were instructed to self-correct further arrears in naming rounds 10-13 owed arrears, including those for which they were named and shamed of more than (a) £25,000, (b) £50,000; (c) £100,000; and (d) £250,000.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Self-employed: North West (20 Feb 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has not made an estimate of the number of self-employed people earning below the National Living Wage. The legal entitlement to receive the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage does not apply to the self-employed.

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Oliver Dowden: ...than 2 million new jobs have been created—that is hundreds of thousands of households where children grow up seeing their parents going out to work and having the stability and security of a wage packet. That achievement stands alongside a range of measures that we have taken—for example, we are the first Government to introduce a national living wage. We are also cutting...

Brexit and the Labour Market (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (8 Feb 2018)

Lord Liddle: ...only way that we could run ourselves was with a more flexible labour market. The Labour Government are owed credit for what they did to strengthen protections in the labour market through the Social Chapter and national minimum wage. We have benefited from a flexible labour market, but we now ought to be thinking about what further changes we need to make in labour market structures....

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Non-payment (8 Feb 2018)

Jo Stevens: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many companies were prosecuted for failing to pay the minimum wage in 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (8 Feb 2018)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to enforce minimum wage standards across the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Equipment: Pakistan (8 Feb 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...principles for suppliers in the area of labour standards and worker welfare. All suppliers are expected to adhere to these principles which address issues including child labour, forced labour, wages, working hours and health and safety. The Supplier Code of Conduct is a contractual requirement and has been part of all NHS Supply Chain Framework Agreements since 2009. It is based on the...

Scottish Parliament: Islands (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (8 Feb 2018)

David Stewart: ...speech echoed across Westminster—the discovery of oil and gas; the development of the University of the Highlands and Islands, with five of its 13 academic partners being wholly based on the islands; the common agricultural policy; the minimum wage; the air discount scheme; the introduction of route development funding; the road equivalent tariff; the rural fuel rebate; and European...

Taylor Review (7 Feb 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...party of the worker. He is absolutely right: this Government are committed to ensuring that people get fair pay. That is why are putting a record amount—£25 million—into enforcing the living wage and the national minimum wage. As a result of that record commitment, we have seen a record £11 million of wages recovered for some of the most vulnerable and low-paid...

Free School Meals/Pupil Premium: Eligibility (6 Feb 2018)

Mohammad Yasin: ...household working extra hours to earn more. Free school meals are worth £437 per child, so even for a household with a single eligible child, taking just an extra hour of work per week on the national minimum wage would mean a loss of income under the new proposals. The Children’s Society estimates that a million children will miss out on free school meals under the new...

Rail Update: Social Security (5 Feb 2018)

Debbie Abrahams: I will focus initially on the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order and then move on to the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order. The uprating order provides for the annual uprating of social security entitlements excluded from the Government’s freeze to levels of social security enacted in the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016. As we have heard, that includes...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Gratuities (2 Feb 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...relation to tipping in response to a call for evidence and a subsequent consultation. The Government is committed to ensuring all workers are paid fairly, and at least at the appropriate National Minimum Wage rate. Deductions from workers’ wages that take the wage below the National Minimum Wage rate are only permitted in exceptional circumstances set out in Government guidance...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (2 Feb 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: Parents who enter into a refuge will continue to be eligible for 30 hours like any other working parents, provided they work and earn the weekly minimum equivalent to 16 hours a week at their National Minimum Wage. [1]In addition, provision is made within the Statutory Guidance for parents who have been forced to leave their home and paid employment, for example, where the parent is a victim...

Independent Radio Production - Question for Short Debate (1 Feb 2018)

Lord Berkeley of Knighton: ...informs his or her local community or county for, after tax, something like £76. I support the request made to the Minister by the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, and I shall add another one. I would like to know whether local radio staff are working for figures above, near or even below the minimum wage when the hours are properly and fairly accounted for. Let us move up the ladder and...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Non-payment (31 Jan 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 January 2018 to Question 122436, on Minimum Wage, how many of the 532 civil actions initiated since 2010 resulted in the recovery of unpaid minimum wage arrears.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Review of free trade agreements (30 Jan 2018)

...UK, (iii) the impacts on small and medium-sized enterprises, and (iv) the impacts on vulnerable economic groups; (b) the social impacts, including but not restricted to— (i) the impacts on public services, wages, labour standards, social dialogue, health and safety at work, public health, food safety, social protection, consumer protection and information, and (ii) the...


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