Minimum Wage: Carers

Treasury written question – answered on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois Shadow Paymaster General

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions took place between his Department and the Department for Work and Pensions on the carer's allowance earnings threshold prior to the increase in the minimum wage to £5.35 in October 2006.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Paymaster General (HM Treasury)

HMT and DWP officials discuss a number of issues relating to the benefit system on a regular basis.

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Norman Gardner
Posted on 14 Mar 2007 6:52 pm (Report this annotation)

What is a 'regular basis', define your terms Dawn and answer the question