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Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (28 Feb 2017)

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017 – Lord Prior of Brampton. Orders and regulations

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fraud (24 Feb 2017)

Jane Ellison: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) carries out a range of activities in relation to tax credits, tax avoidance and the enforcement of the National Minimum Wage. The Government does not hold information in the format requested, and so this could only be provided at disproportionate cost. The Department for Work and Pensions is responsible for benefit fraud prosecutions.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fraud (24 Feb 2017)

Jane Ellison: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) carries out a range of activities in these areas. The costs specifically of tackling fraudulent tax credit claims, tax avoidance and breaches of the National Minimum Wage are not held in that format and this information could only be gathered at disproportionate cost. HMRC does not have an enforcement role in respect of benefit fraud.

Local Government Finance (22 Feb 2017)

Clive Betts: ...absolutely right, and they should be congratulated on that. Nevertheless, the £543 million that the LGA estimates is going to be raised by the precept will just about cover the cost of the increase to the minimum wage, or the national living wage, as the Government call it. In other words, the money has gone straight out the door in extra pay. It is absolutely right that it goes to...

Criminal Finances Bill: Social Security and Pensions (21 Feb 2017)

Eilidh Whiteford: I am glad we are able to debate these orders simultaneously. The Scottish National party will obviously not oppose the social security uprating order, and we certainly welcome the pensions uprating order, but this is an opportunity to put on record, again, our deep concern about the ongoing impact on low-income households of the freeze on working-age benefits. We are particularly concerned...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Living Wage: Enforcement (20 Feb 2017)

Jane Ellison: The Government is determined that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) receives them. Anyone who feels they have been underpaid NMW or NLW should contact the Acas helpline on 0300 123 1100. HM Revenue and Customs reviews all complaints that are referred to them. The offences under which employers can be prosecuted cover all rates of NMW...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Paul Blomfield: ...have paid lip service to those things, but they should understand people’s scepticism about their intentions, because although the White Paper boasts of increasing enforcement budgets for compliance with the national minimum wage, it fails to mention the appallingly low numbers of prosecutions for non-payment of the national minimum wage, or the rife abuse in the care sector, of...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Communities and Local Government: Cleaning Services (7 Feb 2017)

Marcus Jones: ...are responsible for setting rates of pay for their staff and rates for cleaners vary dependent on location and market rates. They have informed the department that they currently pay, as a minimum, the National Living Wage for cleaning the department's buildings.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (7 Feb 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: .... The additional 15 hours is an entitlement to support parents in work. Families where both parents (or the sole parent in a lone parent family) are earning the equivalent of 16 hours a week at the national minimum or living wage will be able to receive 30 hours of free childcare each week. Lower income parents who work fewer than 16 hours a week at the national minimum or living wage...

Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Cleaning Services (6 Feb 2017)

Sarah Newton: ...responsible for setting rates of pay for their staff and rates for cleaners vary dependent on their age, location and market rates. They have informed the department that they currently pay, as a minimum, either the National Minimum Wage or the National Living Wage for cleaning the department’s buildings.

Written Answers — Church Commissioners: Church Commissioners: Pay (3 Feb 2017)

Caroline Spelman: The National Church Institutions (NCIs) of the Church of England are made up of five charities which employ staff through a common employment scheme. Information about the pay of members of the NCIs is published in the NCIs annual reports, the Church Commissioners annual report is laid before Parliament and is available in the House of Commons Library. The NCIs have two different employment...

Public Bill Committee: Local Government Finance Bill: Local retention of 100% of non-domestic rates (2 Feb 2017)

Jim McMahon: ...provision to be a decent place to live and a decent employer—because that is the state, and we want it to set the bar for a decent place. Not only are we telling private providers to pay the national minimum wage; we are telling them to pay between visits. It is not good enough that people get paid only for a 15 or 20-minute slot, and not while they are travelling to the next...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage (1 Feb 2017)

Gloria De Piero: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many employers in (a) Ashfield, (b) Nottinghamshire and (c) England were found to be paying employees below the national minimum wage in 2015-16; and what action was taken against those employers.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill (31 Jan 2017)

Stephen Kinnock: ...European Union, and this House has an obligation to enable that mandate to be fulfilled, but there is no mandate for this Government to use Brexit as an excuse for wrecking our economy, slashing the minimum wage and sparking a bonfire of workers’ rights, environmental safeguards and hard earned-social protections. Tomorrow marks the end of the phoney war. Since 23 June, we have had...

Immigration Rules: Spouses and Partners — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (31 Jan 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...spouses and partners in the UK. The rules introduced on 19 July 2012 by the Home Office mean that, to bring a foreign spouse into Britain, somebody would have to maintain employment that provides a minimum income of £18,600. That has left some 33,000 people unable to remain with their spouse, as many do not earn the required amount to satisfy that visa requirement. In Northern...

Pension Schemes Bill [Lords] (30 Jan 2017)

Ian Blackford: ...schemes currently allow the use of members’ funds to wind up a scheme should it collapse. That is simply not acceptable. As a consequence of the Bill, there will be a requirement for master trusts to be approved, requiring minimum standards of trustees and obliging schemes to prove access to capital that can be used in case of wind-up. There has been widespread support for the need...

Agenda for Change: NHS Pay Restraint — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (30 Jan 2017)

Philippa Whitford: Looking at the graph going forward, however, those on bands 1 and 2 of Agenda for Change will fall not only below the real living wage, which they are already below, but below the national living wage, which is the minimum wage, in the coming years—2018-19 and 2019-20.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Low Pay (30 Jan 2017)

Margot James: The Government is committed to delivering an economy that works for all by spreading wealth and prosperity more evenly across the country. Through the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, the Government is ensuring the lowest paid receive their fair share of the gains from economic growth. The independent work of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) continues to play a central role in...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Low Pay Commission (27 Jan 2017)

Margot James: The Government is committed to delivering an economy that works for all by spreading wealth and prosperity more evenly across the country. Through the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, the Government is ensuring the lowest paid receive their fair share of the gains from economic growth. The independent work of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) continues to play a central role in...


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