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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (7 Dec 2017)

Supporting the care sector and those receiving care, in the light of the change in guidance on the application of the national minimum wage to sleep-in shifts for care workers – Baroness Hollins. Oral questions

Ways and Means - Financial Statementways and Means (22 Nov 2017)

Philip Hammond: ...McDonnell) predicted in 2011—but let nobody be in any doubt that this Government will continue their relentless focus on getting more people into work, giving them the security and peace of mind of a regular wage. I also want work to be good quality and well paid, and regrettably our productivity performance continues to disappoint. The OBR has assumed at each of the last 16 fiscal...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: The Labour Market and the Economy (22 Nov 2017)

Margot James: The Government is pleased to accept all of the rate recommendations as set out in the Low Pay Commission’s autumn report 2017. The Low Pay Commission is an internationally renowned independent and expert body which conducts extensive analysis and stakeholder research in order to make its minimum wage rate recommendations. The Low Pay Commission has recommended that: The National...

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

Lord Mendelsohn: ...;Answer by Lord Henley on 10 November (HL2703), what is their estimated increase in prosecutions that will result from current and planned activity to raise awareness and improve compliance with the National Minimum Wage legislation.

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

Bill Esterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 10 November 2017 to Question 111014, on social services: living wage, what representations he has received from representatives of social care providers on compliance with the law on the national minimum wage.

Older Persons: Human Rights and Care - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Sawyer: take their share. When I was a young union official, I used to negotiate for those people. When they were employed by local authorities, as the noble Lord will remember, they were all covered by national agreements. Their pay, conditions and holidays were all covered, and so was their training and development. It was not very good at the time, but it was still covered, and there were...

Backbench Business: Support for Care Leavers — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (16 Nov 2017)

Alex Cunningham: ...21 are not in education, employment or training, compared with 14% of all other 19 to 21-year-olds. Outcomes under the Work programme for care leavers were significantly worse than for others. They were around half as likely to spend the minimum amount of time doing work experience within a 12-month period than peers aged 18 to 24 claiming jobseeker’s allowance. The Department for...

Working-age Benefits - Question for Short Debate (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...fuel duty and reducing social rents to 2020, will mean more money in the pockets of those social tenants paying their own rent and a lower housing benefit bill. If one puts it all together and takes into account the national minimum wage, in 2010 a single person on the national minimum wage working 35 hours per week would have taken home £9,200 after tax and national insurance....

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

Lord Mendelsohn: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many successful prosecutions were made against employers for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage for internship roles in each year since 2010; and what were the details of those prosecutions.

Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (15 Nov 2017)

Lord Turnbull: ...taxpayers with incomes of over £10,000 a year unless they secured an exemption as digitally excluded, which is not easily done. It was put to us that 80% of farms have broadband speeds below the Government’s minimum standards. Note that this is income over £10,000—not net income or profit—and that this level is below the personal allowance and the minimum wage....

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection (15 Nov 2017)

Jack Dromey: ...and Woodford Green (Mr Duncan Smith) pledged to “whittle away” the regulation “burden” with its “intrusions into the daily life of citizens.” Lord Lawson called for a “massive” regulatory cull. The ex-International Development Secretary, the right hon. Member for Witham (Priti Patel), said: “If we could just halve…the EU social...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Minimum Wage: Enforcement (15 Nov 2017)

Grahame Morris: ...ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will place a copy in the Library of the service level agreement between his Department and the HM Revenue and Customs National Minimum Wage Enforcement Team.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Charities: Living Wage (15 Nov 2017)

Margot James: The National Living Wage is the minimum rate of hourly pay workers aged 25 and over are entitled to by law. Workers younger than 25 should receive at least the National Minimum Wage rate, which varies according to their age and whether they are an apprentice or not. Everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW) should receive it. HM Revenue and...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Living Wage (15 Nov 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates are the legal minimums that employers must pay their workers. The government welcomes employers opting to pay more than this when they can afford to do so, including the Living Wage Foundation’s voluntary rate. The key thing we can do as a country to increase the average wages of employees, and to ensure more businesses can pay...

Brexit: Food Prices - Question (14 Nov 2017)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Lords, I hope that the noble Baroness will accept that the Government have done a number of things, including introducing a new mandatory national living wage which has meant a £600 a year increase in earnings for a full-time worker on the previous national minimum wage. According to the ONS, the lowest-paid workers are seeing their pay go up most—by more than 6% last year. We...

Scottish Parliament: Migration (14 Nov 2017)

Graeme Dey: ...point out that there is still adequate time for reaching a decision on freedom of movement and on whether special measures might be needed or implemented to cater for the agricultural workforce or the rights of EU nationals who already live here. After all, we have been told that the UK Government wants to strike a deal on the status of EU nationals who already reside in the UK, and...

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