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star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Merchant Shipping: Minimum Wage more like this
unstar 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 he plans to improve the enforcement of the national minimum wage for seafarers working on merchant ships operating between UK ports and offshore energy installations on the UK continental shelf. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
star this property uin 196843 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 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>Workers who ordinarily work in the UK are entitled to minimum wage for all of their work, including, for example, for work on ships located outside the UK servicing offshore installations. Furthermore, workers on UK registered ships are entitled to minimum wage for all their work on the ship wherever it is located, unless they work entirely outside the UK or are not ordinarily resident in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>This Government takes minimum wage enforcement seriously and is committed to ensuring all employers pay their workers correctly. We continue to invest heavily in minimum wage enforcement, increasing the budget to over £25 million for 2018/19, up from £13 million in 2015/16. In addition to following up on every worker complaint received, HMRC undertake proactive investigations and conduct awareness raising activities amongst both employers and workers.</p><p> </p><p>Last year, HMRC identified record arrears of £15.6 million, for over 200,000 workers.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 196844 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T17:52:33.26Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:52:33.26Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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89697
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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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4396
unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1016392
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Shipping: Minimum Wage more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 HMRC has taken to ensure compliance with the national minimum wage for seafarers working on vessels working in the construction and maintenance phase of the offshore wind industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
star this property uin 196844 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 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
star this property answer text <p>Workers who ordinarily work in the UK are entitled to minimum wage for all of their work, including, for example, for work on ships located outside the UK servicing offshore installations. Furthermore, workers on UK registered ships are entitled to minimum wage for all their work on the ship wherever it is located, unless they work entirely outside the UK or are not ordinarily resident in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>This Government takes minimum wage enforcement seriously and is committed to ensuring all employers pay their workers correctly. We continue to invest heavily in minimum wage enforcement, increasing the budget to over £25 million for 2018/19, up from £13 million in 2015/16. In addition to following up on every worker complaint received, HMRC undertake proactive investigations and conduct awareness raising activities amongst both employers and workers.</p><p> </p><p>Last year, HMRC identified record arrears of £15.6 million, for over 200,000 workers.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 196843 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T17:52:33.307Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:52:33.307Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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89698
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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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4396
unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1088446
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Wind Power: Continental Shelf more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 he is taking to ensure that UK employment law applies to shipping companies contracted to (a) transport, (b) install, (c) construct and (d) maintain offshore wind farms on the UK Continental Shelf. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gateshead more like this
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Ian Mearns more like this
star this property uin 231987 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 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
star this property answer text <p>Workers on offshore windfarms are entitled to the same protections as UK workers, including National Minimum Wage for all their work on the installation, construction and maintenance of the windfarms regardless of nationality or where they ordinarily work.</p><p> </p><p>Workers on UK registered ships are entitled to National Minimum Wage for all their work on the ship wherever it is located, unless they work entirely outside the UK or are not ordinarily resident in the UK. BEIS and the DfT are working together to increase the scope of National Minimum Wage entitlement from those seafarers in internal waters to those working in the territorial sea, an area that extends up to 12 nautical miles from the mean low-water line.</p><p> </p><p>This Government takes minimum wage enforcement seriously and is committed to ensuring all employers pay their workers correctly. We continue to invest heavily in minimum wage enforcement, increasing the budget to over £26 million for 2018/19, up from £13 million in 2015/16. In addition to following up on every worker complaint received, HMRC undertake proactive investigations and conduct awareness raising activities amongst both employers and workers. Last year, HMRC identified record arrears of £15.6 million, for over 200,000 workers.</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 2019-03-22T12:36:24.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-22T12:36:24.073Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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108504
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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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Mearns more like this
1047805
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Fireworks: Regulation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 21 January 2019 to Question 210719 on Firework: Regulations, what the timescale for that review of evidence is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 212427 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 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
star this property answer text <p>Work is already underway to pull together the evidence base, drawing on expertise within the Office for Product Safety and Standards. The timescale will depend upon a number of factors including whether gaps in the evidence are identified and whether it is necessary to commission external research.</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 2019-01-29T13:29:25.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-29T13:29:25.713Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4571
unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1093433
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-22more like thismore than 2019-03-22
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Cybercrime more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how many mandatory cyber security training sessions civil servants working in his Department are required to undertake. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
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Jo Platt more like this
star this property uin 235793 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 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answer text <p>Within BEIS there is only one mandatory training course that includes elements of cyber security, the Responsible for Information course via Civil Service Learning. BEIS staff are required to undertake this on an annual basis.</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 2019-04-04T15:13:08.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T15:13:08.1Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4673
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this
1054653
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Mash Holdings: Company Accounts more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 31 January 2019 to Question 212620 on Mash Holdings: Company Accounts, what steps have been taken to ensure that MASH Holdings will file those accounts with Companies House; and what the timeframe is for those accounts to be publicly available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 216281 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
star this property answer text <p>Whilst Companies House is unable to comment on the details of an individual case it is taking action in line with the Companies Act and has written to the company to remind them of their obligations under that Act.</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 2019-02-11T17:20:02.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T17:20:02.513Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1020481
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Post Office: Fraud more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 approval was given by his Department for Post Office Ltd to prosecute sub-postmasters in cases relating to the Horizon accounting system; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 199268 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 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>While the Post Office is publicly owned it operates as an independent, commercial business. The relationship with its sub-postmasters and the management of its IT systems are operational matters for the Post Office and as such do not require Government approval.</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 2018-12-10T17:51:41.577Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T17:51:41.577Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1020482
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Post Office: Secondsight more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, how much Post Office Ltd paid independent forensic accountants Second Sight to investigate issues relating to the Horizon accounting system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 199269 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 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>While the Post Office is publicly owned it operates as an independent, commercial business. The management of its IT systems are operational matters for the Post Office.</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 2018-12-10T17:51:50.093Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T17:51:50.093Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
unstar 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 the Government is taking to support rural post office branches. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
star this property uin 257530 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 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. Thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010 the overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches.</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 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1006949
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 WH Smith: Post Offices more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 effect on (a) employment patterns and (b) levels of customer service of the planned franchising of 74 Crown post offices to WHSmith. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 191303 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 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business. Staff employment patterns and customer service are both operational matters of commercial judgement for Post Office management team. I have therefore asked Paula Vennells, the Group Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the Rt hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the libraries of the House.</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 2018-11-19T15:35:57.21Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T15:35:57.21Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this