Minimum Wage

Treasury written question – answered on 7th October 2008.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett PPS (Rt Hon Gordon Brown, Prime Minister), Prime Minister's Office

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many prosecutions have been brought against employers for breach of national minimum wage legislation in the last 12 months; and how many of those cases related to employers in (a) Wakefield district and (b) Hemsworth constituency.

Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

Since 1 August 2007, there have been five successful prosecutions for minimum wage offences. HMRC does not maintain statistics at district or constituency level.

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