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star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has issued public information setting out the difference between the national minimum wage and the living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 194636 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-29more like thismore than 2018-11-29
unstar this property answer text <p>We are committed to ensuring all employers pay their workers correctly. As part of our enforcement strategy, HMRC target workers and employers with information and advice.</p><p> </p><p>In April 2018 we launched a £1.48 million campaign to raise awareness of NMW rules, particularly in sectors with a high risk of non-compliance.</p><p> </p><p>Full guidance setting out the difference between the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage is available on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a> and within the associated guidance document entitled ‘Calculating the National Minimum Wage’.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-11-29T10:05:20.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-29T10:05:20.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
1104943
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all workers on trial periods are paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 236559 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>National Minimum Wage (NMW) legislation proscribes unpaid work trials that are excessive and not part of a legitimate recruitment process.</p><p>This Government is committed to cracking down on employers who fail to pay the National Minimum or Living Wage. In the last 3 years we have almost doubled HMRC’s budget to enforce the NMW from £13.2 million to a record £26.3 million. In the 2017/18 financial year, HMRC identified a record £15.6 million in arrears for over 200,00 workers.</p><p>In December 2018, the Government published new work trials guidance that clarifies the rights of workers and the responsibilities of employers.</p><p>Anyone who is concerned about an unpaid work trial can seek advice from ACAS which offers tailored advice and refers cases to HMRC, which considers every worker complaint received.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T16:43:54.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T16:43:54.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to replace the living wage and national minimum wage with one minimum wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 171373 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Through the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NMW) the Government protects the lowest paid within our society.</p><p>The Government sets differentiated and age-related minimum wage rates to protect younger workers who are more vulnerable to being unemployed than older workers.</p><p>These are set based on the independent and expert advice of the Low Pay Commission.</p><p>Since the NLW was introduced in April 2016, a full-time worker on the NLW will earn over £2,000 more than someone working the same hours on the 2015 NMW. In April this year, those aged 18-20 and 21-24 experienced the greatest rise in the NMW in a decade.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-13T15:27:06.893Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T15:27:06.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-01more like thismore than 2019-02-01
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has estimated the value of wages unlawfully unpaid in the last year for which information is available by category of unlawfully unpaid wages. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 216363 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government does not hold estimates of the total value of wages unlawfully unpaid in the last year.</p><p> </p><p>Through enforcement of National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage (NMW) law over the 2017/18 financial year, HM Revenue and Customs identified over £15.6 million in wage arrears, owed to over 200,000 workers. Government has increased HMRC’s enforcement budget again to a record high of £26.3 million for 2018-19.</p><p>Any worker who feels they have been underpaid should contact the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas). Acas provides free and impartial information and advice on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. Where appropriate, Acas will refer complaints relating to minimum wage underpayment on to HMRC for enforcement action.</p><p>The Acas website is at <a href="http://www.acas.org.uk/" target="_blank">www.acas.org.uk</a> and the Acas helpline number is 0300 123 1100.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T17:19:48.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:19:48.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 216363 on Pay, for what reason his Department does not hold estimates of the total value of wages unlawfully unpaid in the last year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 220297 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold estimates of the total value of wages unlawfully unpaid.</p><p> </p><p>The enforcement of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage (NMW) is a top priority for the Government; we have increased HMRC’s enforcement budget to a record high of £26.3 million for 2018-19.</p><p> </p><p>The position of Director of Labour Market Enforcement was created in 2017 with an obligation to assess the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance. The Director draws upon a wide range of information and intelligence, including the Office for National Statistics’ Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.</p><p> </p><p>The Director utilises this intelligence to identify future labour market enforcement priorities for the HM Revenue and Customs Minimum Wage team, the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.</p><p> </p><p>The Director’s Labour Market Enforcement Strategy for 2018 to 2019 can be found below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/labour-market-enforcement-strategy-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/labour-market-enforcement-strategy-2018-to-2019</a>. The recommendations set out within the strategy were overwhelmingly adopted by the Government in December 2018.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220298 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T16:16:53.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:16:53.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1059917
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 216363 on Pay, whether his Department has estimated the value of wages unlawfully unpaid for any periods of time. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 220298 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not hold estimates of the total value of wages unlawfully unpaid.</p><p> </p><p>The enforcement of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage (NMW) is a top priority for the Government; we have increased HMRC’s enforcement budget to a record high of £26.3 million for 2018-19.</p><p> </p><p>The position of Director of Labour Market Enforcement was created in 2017 with an obligation to assess the scale and nature of labour market non-compliance. The Director draws upon a wide range of information and intelligence, including the Office for National Statistics’ Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.</p><p> </p><p>The Director utilises this intelligence to identify future labour market enforcement priorities for the HM Revenue and Customs Minimum Wage team, the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.</p><p> </p><p>The Director’s Labour Market Enforcement Strategy for 2018 to 2019 can be found below: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/labour-market-enforcement-strategy-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/labour-market-enforcement-strategy-2018-to-2019</a>. The recommendations set out within the strategy were overwhelmingly adopted by the Government in December 2018.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220297 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T16:16:53.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T16:16:53.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pusuant to the Answers of 5 June 2019 to Questions 257798 and 257799, and in the format of the Answer of 11 April 2019 to Question 241458, what proportion of jobs in (a) the UK, (b) Yorkshire, (c) South Yorkshire and (c) Barnsley are paid the (i) National Living Wage and (ii) National Minimum Wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 261537 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Through the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW), the Government ensures that the lowest paid in our society are fairly rewarded for their work. April 2019’s increase to the NLW will see nearly 1.8 million workers in the UK receive a 4.9% pay rise. A full-time worker on the NLW will now be more than £2,750 better off over the year compared to when it was first announced in 2015.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides estimates for the number and proportion of jobs in the UK and Yorkshire and the Humber on the NLW and NMW in 2019. The most recent available data for Barnsley, and South Yorkshire, shows that there were an estimated 5,500 workers and 47,200 workers respectively who were on the NLW or NMW.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>National Living Wage</strong></ins></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>National Minimum Wage</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><em>Number of jobs</em></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><em>% of jobs</em></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><em>Number of jobs</em></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><em>% of jobs</em></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">UK</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1,762,000</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">7.2%</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">341,000</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">9.8%</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Yorkshire and the Humber</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">172,000</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">8.8%</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">36,000</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">12.0%</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T16:04:20.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T16:04:20.523Z
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less than 2019-06-20T15:16:09.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T15:16:09.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this