||<p>My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills,
BIS Ministers and officials are in frequent contact with a wide range of stakeholders
on labour market issues, including issues around internships. The Low Pay Commission
also consults on a range of issues, including internships, and submits its findings
to Government each year to inform its recommendations on the National Minimum Wage.
We are not aware of any recent, formal representations relating only to exploitation
of unpaid interns in the specified sectors.</p>