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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (24 Feb 2017)

National Minimum Wage (Workplace Internships) Bill - 2nd reading (day 2) – Alec Shelbrooke. Legislation

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (20 Jan 2017)

Margot James: The Government wants to build an economy that works for everyone, where low wage workers are fairly rewarded for their contribution to the UK economy. We believe that it is essential for employers to ensure that their reward packages are competitive, in order to retain and develop the workers who are fundamental to their success. However, it is ultimately for employers to decide how they...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (19 Jan 2017)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answers of 15 November 2016 to Questions 52386 and 52387, and with reference to paragraph 1.8 of the National Audit Office report, Ensuring Employers Comply with National Minimum Wage Regulations, published in May 2016, and paragraph 5.191 of the Low Pay Commission's Autumn 2016 report, what the...

Parliamentary Proceedings: Statistics - Question for Short Debate (18 Jan 2017)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...Lord making that point. There are other examples where a short, focused speech has raised a new perspective or issue. The noble Lord, Lord Ryder, shared his personal experiences in Committee. I was a member on the government side on the National Minimum Wage Bill. The Conservative Opposition tried to prevent the minimum wage coming in and kept us up not just late into the night but through...

Scottish Parliament: Caterpillar Plant Occupation (30th Anniversary) (18 Jan 2017)

Pauline McNeill: ...painting a tractor pink. It was really quite ingenious. I am proud to say that there was an important connection to Glasgow, as there was to other cities—and not just in Scotland; the occupation was recognised internationally. People raised funds to support the workers who were in occupation. Margaret Mitchell and many others quoted Michael Hirst, who said at the time not only that...

Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households (17 Jan 2017)

Richard Graham: Madam Deputy Speaker, you would not know from the speeches made by Scottish National party Members this evening that welfare spending in the United Kingdom was 264 billion in 2015-16. That made up 35% of public spending and 14% of GDP. All those figures are higher than they were in 2010. We rose from being 20th in the world in terms of welfare spending in 2000 to 13th in the world by...

Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy (17 Jan 2017)

Matt Warman: if a job is already lined up. Secondly, we should point out that there has already been an impact on the supply of labour in constituencies such as mine. In my area, there is already not the abundance of minimum-wage labour there once was. I submit that that will combine with the more than laudable impact of the national living wage to create a third condition, which, I suspect, will...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (17 Jan 2017)

Margot James: In 2015/16 we increased the National Minimum Wage (NMW) enforcement budget allocated to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) by 7m to 20m. These additional funds have allowed the recruitment of additional NMW compliance officers, so in addition to responding to every worker complaint, HMRC has been able to conduct more proactive, risked-based investigations into sectors where workers are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (16 Jan 2017)

Caroline Lucas: ...State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 17 December 2016 to Question 55486, how many of the 687 employers named by his Department for non-compliance with the national minimum wage under the naming and shaming scheme have identified further arrears not included in the sum of arrears for which they were named under the self-correction mechanism; what the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: MITIE Group (16 Jan 2017)

Jane Ellison: The Government is determined that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) receives it. Anyone who feels they have been underpaid NMW or NLW should contact the Acas helpline on 0300 123 1100. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reviews all complaints that are referred to them. Additionally, HMRC collates and analyses data from various sources in...

Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill: Night Schools and Adult Education (13 Jan 2017)

David Lammy: ..., ages and races who all have one thing in mind: passing “the knowledge” and becoming a London cabbie. They want to leave behind zero-hours contracts and insecure casual work. They are sick of minimum wage jobs in call centres, labouring on building sites, stacking shelves or waiting tables. They desperately want to get into more secure, better-paid work—the ticket to a...

UK Maritime Industry (12 Jan 2017)

Pat Glass: ...charter agreement for the two Seatruck vessels operating between Aberdeen, Shetland and the Orkneys. However, I have to be fair: we have heard a lot about maritime companies paying less than the national minimum wage. On Scotland’s only commercial maritime freight link to the continent, the hourly rate paid to Lithuanian seafarers can be as low as 1.64. Justifiably, we get...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage (12 Jan 2017)

Neil Coyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps the Government has taken against employers for not paying the national minimum wage.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Living Wage: Children and Young People (11 Jan 2017)

Damian Hinds: The national living wage was introduced by this government on 1st April 2016 at the rate of 7.20 per hour and is applicable to those aged 25 and over. The national minimum wage is for those aged 16 and over. The national living wage is due to increase in April 2017 to 7.50 per hour. The effect of a change in the level of the national living wage, on Jobseeker’s Allowance,...

Wales Bill - Report (2nd Day) (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Finn: ...we all agree that employment and industrial relations law must remain reserved matters. However, in principle, “terms and conditions” derive from all aspects of employment law—for example, the national minimum wage, parental leave, and dismissal laws—and I believe that there is sufficient flexibility under the statutory framework of employment law for employers to...

HMRC Estate (10 Jan 2017)

Chris Stephens: ...those with disabilities, who have been asked to move 100 miles away? Does the Minister not believe that the loss of local expertise will apply not only to tax evasion but to non-compliance with the national minimum wage, which, according to statistics, is on the increase in this country?

Armed Forces Covenant - Question for Short Debate (9 Jan 2017)

Baroness Sugg: ...first 5 years of marriage we were required to move 4 times—abroad twice. I had no chance of holding onto, never mind developing, my career. With a degree and piles of experience, I am forced to take minimum wage jobs to get by. It is soul destroying”. We should ensure that we are doing all we can to help those who want to work—for their own sake and for the national...

Technical and Further Education Bill: Objective of education administration (9 Jan 2017)

Gordon Marsden: insolvent institution open for existing students. It would also require the Secretary of State to specify suitable bodies to perform such assessments. The amendment has been tabled at the urging of the National Society of Apprentices and it touches on an area where the Minister and I have common ground: the importance of understanding what the end product of this new education...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Prosecutions (9 Jan 2017)

Alison Thewliss: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many employers were prosecuted in 2009-10 and 2010-11 for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (9 Jan 2017)

Jack Dromey: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 3.48 of the Autumn Statement 2016, on national minimum wage enforcement, what the (a) budget, (b) staffing capacity and (c) start date is of the additional support targeted at small businesses.

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