[John Robertson in the Chair] — Care Workers

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 10:15 am on 5th November 2014.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health 10:15 am, 5th November 2014

I just point out to the hon. Lady that this is a criminal offence; it is not an option. I totally agree with the points made by Paul Blomfield. It is a criminal offence, and this is not an optional matter. There is no doubt in the law. Employers have to pay for travel time between appointments at people’s homes.