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star this property date less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Minimum Wage more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 29 October (HL 2219), whether they have any plans to amend the minimum wage legislation to include interns and others not currently covered by it including those subject to the terms of the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975. more like this
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Lord Jopling remove filter
star this property uin HL2696 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-20more like thismore than 2014-11-20
star this property answer text <p>Many interns are already entitled to the National Minimum Wage. The term “intern” is not defined in any legislation: entitlement to the minimum wage depends on whether or not an individual is a worker for minimum wage purposes.</p><p> </p><p>The National Minimum Wage applies to all workers unless a specific exemption applies. If an intern is a worker they will be entitled to the minimum wage. An applicable exemption would be students in further or higher education performing work-experience for a period not exceeding 12 months which is part of their studies. It can be legitimate for employers to offer unpaid or ‘expenses-only’ opportunities in some circumstances – in particular where the individual is acting as a volunteer.</p><p> </p><p>Given this dependency on employment status, it is vital that employers and workers understand how this is determined. This is why last month, the Business Secretary announced a review of employment status, looking at how the system could be clarified, providing transparency for both individuals and employers. This is an internal review and findings will be presented to ministers early next year.</p><p> </p><p>There are currently no plans to specifically consider individuals covered by the Ministerial and Other Salaries Act 1975.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe remove filter
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less than 2014-11-20T16:01:07.34Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-20T16:01:07.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Unpaid Work more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) whether they will list the categories of employed people who are not remunerated, including Ministers, who are exempted from the provisions of the minimum wage legislation, and (2) whether unpaid Ministers will qualify for the proposed living wage. more like this
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Lord Jopling remove filter
star this property uin HL1252 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-22more like thismore than 2015-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Certain exemptions to qualification to the National Minimum Wage apply through Part 6 (Exclusions) of the National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015[1]. The noble Lord will find a list of those exempted from the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 on the Gov.uk webpage <a href="https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage/who-gets-the-minimum-wage" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage/who-gets-the-minimum-wage</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Ministers are generally classified as ‘office holders’ who are neither workers nor employees, except where the individual also holds an employment contract with the same company or organisation that meets the criteria for <a href="https://www.gov.uk/employment-status/employee" target="_blank">employees</a>. Where a Minister meets this criteria and is classed as a worker under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/employment-status/worker" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/employment-status/worker</a>), they will be entitled to the National Minimum Wage and the new National Living Wage once implemented in April 2016.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2015/9780111127964/pdfs/ukdsi_9780111127964_en.pdf</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe remove filter
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star this property file name National minimum wage.PDF.docx more like this
star this property title National Minimum Wage more like this
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star this property file name Employment status.pdf.docx more like this
star this property title Employment Status more like this
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less than 2015-07-22T16:35:41.953Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-22T16:35:41.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-22more like thismore than 2016-04-22
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Art Works more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 21 April (HL7637), whether they will now state what contingency plans they have drawn up, if any, to repatriate the British Art Collection from the European Parliament in the event that the UK votes to leave the EU. more like this
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Lord Jopling remove filter
star this property uin HL7851 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-12more like thismore than 2016-05-12
star this property answer text <p><em>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</em></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe remove filter
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less than 2016-05-12T12:16:36.46Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-12T12:16:36.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this