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1140172
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property hansard heading Design of UK Funding Schemes for European and International Collaboration Review more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Written Statement of 26 March 2019, HCWS1449, whether the interim findings of the Adrian Smith Review on the design of UK funding schemes for international collaboration, innovation and curiosity-driven blue-skies research will be published before Parliament rises on 25 July 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 278976 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Sir Adrian’s interim findings will be presented to BEIS ministers in the Summer of 2019. We do not anticipate that this will be before Parliament rises.</p><p> </p><p>The Review will be published by BEIS in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:36:02.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:36:02.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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1140173
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the European Commission on whether funding for research partners in UK-led research consortia would be provided by (a) the UK or (b) the EU if the UK chooses to associate to the next EU Framework Programme as a third country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 278977 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The next EU Framework Programme, Horizon Europe, is still being negotiated through the EU Institutions and we are currently working with them to develop the Programme. There are a number of elements of this package yet to be agreed, including the provisions on third country association and the Programme budget. These elements need to be finalised before we can make an informed decision on future UK participation. We look forward to constructive discussions with the Commission in due course.</p><p> </p><p>We have made clear that regardless of EU exit, we look forward to continuing our relationship in research and innovation. The Government is committed to continuing to back UK researchers and innovators by supporting measures to enable world-class collaborative research, including support for small businesses.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T14:34:59.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T14:34:59.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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1137230
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star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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
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star this property hansard heading Climate Change: Departmental Coordination more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to facilitate cross-governmental co-operation on tackling climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 911861 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>Tackling climate change is a shared endeavour between all Government departments. BEIS Ministers and officials regularly engage with their counterparts across government on clean growth matters including delivery of the Clean Growth Strategy and progress against our carbon budgets.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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911856 more like this
911859 more like this
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less than 2019-07-10T11:23:58.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T11:23:58.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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1136068
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star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Research: EU Nationals more like this
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 EU nationals will be eligible for UKRI PhD studentships in the academic year 2020-21. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 271568 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>EU nationals will remain eligible for UKRI studentships for courses beginning in academic year 2020/21.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-04T09:17:47.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T09:17:47.483Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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1122829
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star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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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
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star this property hansard heading Working Conditions: EU Action more like this
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, if he will take steps to transpose EU Directive 2017/0355(COD) into domestic legislation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 247014 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Ellesmere Port and Neston on 30<sup>th</sup> April 2019 to Question <a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.parliament.uk%2Fbusiness%2Fpublications%2Fwritten-questions-answers-statements%2Fwritten-question%2FCommons%2F2019-04-30%2F910614%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cparlybranch.pqs%40beis.gov.uk%7Ca07f88066c2644d85ed108d6ce176bbc%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C636922997313526311&amp;sdata=4hFY2BvpuUFOiJ8sqhZVd0fy3M7Zp9f4pFYJ4dovhYo%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">910614.</a></p> more like this
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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less than 2019-05-01T16:08:36.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-01T16:08:36.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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1121935
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
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star this property hansard heading Hydrogen: Storage 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 assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using hydrogen storage to store surplus renewable energy for the electricity grid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 245766 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government is undertaking a range of work to assess the potential use of hydrogen as a store of renewable energy.</p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which was published in March 2019, sets out that the offshore wind sector will establish a Systems Management and Optimisation Task Group. This Group will publish a roadmap to identify opportunities for the offshore wind sector to collaborate on pioneering technologies for system integration, such as co-located storage and wind to hydrogen.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside this, BEIS supports hydrogen storage innovation through the government’s £505 million Energy Innovation Programme. Within this Programme, BEIS is running a Storage at Scale competition which will provide up to £20 million to support demonstration projects using innovative energy storage technologies, including storing hydrogen produced by electricity. The scope of the Storage at Scale competition was informed by desk-based Energy Storage Feasibility Studies and the Energy Storage Cost Reduction projects, also funded by the Energy Innovation Programme.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS is also supporting hydrogen storage through the £20m Hydrogen Supply Competition, this programme supports the development of large-scale production and storage of hydrogen which could take advantage of surplus renewable electricity.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245767 more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T14:10:19.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T14:10:19.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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1121936
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
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star this property hansard heading Hydrogen: Storage more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what Government funding has been allocated to research and development into the use of hydrogen storage to store surplus renewable energy for the electricity grid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 245767 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Government is undertaking a range of work to assess the potential use of hydrogen as a store of renewable energy.</p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which was published in March 2019, sets out that the offshore wind sector will establish a Systems Management and Optimisation Task Group. This Group will publish a roadmap to identify opportunities for the offshore wind sector to collaborate on pioneering technologies for system integration, such as co-located storage and wind to hydrogen.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside this, BEIS supports hydrogen storage innovation through the government’s £505 million Energy Innovation Programme. Within this Programme, BEIS is running a Storage at Scale competition which will provide up to £20 million to support demonstration projects using innovative energy storage technologies, including storing hydrogen produced by electricity. The scope of the Storage at Scale competition was informed by desk-based Energy Storage Feasibility Studies and the Energy Storage Cost Reduction projects, also funded by the Energy Innovation Programme.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS is also supporting hydrogen storage through the £20m Hydrogen Supply Competition, this programme supports the development of large-scale production and storage of hydrogen which could take advantage of surplus renewable electricity.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245766 more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T14:10:19.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T14:10:19.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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1121937
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
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star this property hansard heading Catering: Minimum Wage more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of national minimum wage compliance in the catering sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 245768 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to cracking down on employers who fail to pay the National Minimum and Living Wage (NMW). We almost doubled HM Revenue &amp; Customs’ (HMRC) budget to enforce the NMW from £13.2 million to £26.3 million between 2015/16 and 2018/19.</p><p> </p><p>This increase in resources enabled HMRC to identify a record £15.6 million of arrears for more than 200,000 workers in 2017/18. These totals include arrears worth £469,468 owed to 6,526 workers in relation to food and beverage service employers.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to undertaking proactive enforcement work in high risk sectors, HMRC respond to each and every worker complaint received. In April 2016, the financial penalty paid by employers was doubled to 200% of the arrears identified, up to a maximum of £20,000 per worker.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-04-25T14:39:09.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T14:39:09.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
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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
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star this property hansard heading Migrant Workers: EU Law more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to undertake a consultation on the transposition of the Posting of Workers Directive (96/71/EC) into domestic law. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 224802 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-28more like thismore than 2019-02-28
star this property answer text <p>The UK has already implemented the Posting of Workers Directive (96/71/EC). Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK will need to implement the recent Directive amending the Posting of Workers Directive (2018/957/EU) by 30 July 2020. We intend to consult on the implementation of this Directive later this year. This will give us enough time to pass the necessary legislation, if any is required.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-02-28T14:59:33.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-28T14:59:33.267Z
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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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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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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
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star this property hansard heading Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate 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, what the annual budget has been for the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate in each of the last three years; and how many staff that Inspectorate has employed in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central more like this
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 216311 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p><strong>Draft Answer</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Employment Agency Standard Inspectorate Budget</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Full Time Equivalent Staff </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>£500,000</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>£725,000</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>£725,000</p></td><td><p>13*</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*Recruitment for additional EAS Inspectors is ongoing.</p><p> </p><p>In 2018/19, BEIS is funding over £27million of labour market enforcement. In addition to the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate, BEIS have increased resources to HMRC to enforce the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. Funding rose to £25.3 million in 2017/18 (from £20 million in 2016/17), where HMRC identified a record £15.6 million in minimum wage arrears for over 200,000 workers. HMRC’s enforcement budget for 2018/19 now stands at £26.3 million”</p><p> </p><p>As part of the Good Work Plan, the Government has committed to extend state enforcement for vulnerable workers to cover holiday pay and will bring forward proposals for a single labour market enforcement body.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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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less than 2019-02-11T17:19:41.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:19:41.6Z
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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 Paul Blomfield remove filter