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star this property date less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
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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 Electronic Commerce 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 guidance his Department is providing to online vendors on the rules for online and distance selling after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 195054 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement recently agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union, current European Union rules relating to distance and online sales will remain in place in the United Kingdom until the end of the Implementation Period. This means businesses will be able to trade on the same regulatory terms as now up until the end of 2020.</p><p>Businesses can find regularly updated guidance on rules affecting distance sales on the Business Companion website: <a href="https://www.businesscompanion.info/en/quick-guides/distance-sales/consumer-contracts-distance-sales" target="_blank">https://www.businesscompanion.info/en/quick-guides/distance-sales/consumer-contracts-distance-sales</a></p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-12-04T17:17:11.907Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:17:11.907Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4417
unstar this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this
1015158
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
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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 Paternity Leave more like this
star 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 estimate he has made of the proportion of men that have taken up full statutory paternity leave in each year for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lanark and Hamilton East more like this
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Angela Crawley more like this
star this property uin 195661 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The most recent official data on length of family-related leave taken by parents is from the Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey in 2009, which collected data from parents of children born in 2008 across Great Britain.</p><p> </p><p>This shows that in 2008, 73% of fathers who took some time off used paternity leave. Of fathers who took paternity leave, 50% took two weeks of leave, 16 per cent took more than two weeks and 34 per cent took less than two weeks.</p><p> </p><p>We are currently commissioning a new survey which will provide updated information on family related leave and pay entitlements including Paternity Leave.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-12-04T17:55:06.543Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:55:06.543Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4469
unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Crawley more like this
1015467
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Employment: Electronic Tagging more like this
star 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 26 November 2018 to Question 191454 on employment: Electronic Tagging, what the Government's policy is on employers microchipping their employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 196266 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave her on 26th November 2018.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-12-04T17:50:23.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:50:23.433Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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89690
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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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1015483
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Carillion: Insolvency more like this
star 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 3 September 2018 to Question 168999, if he will expedite the completion and publication of the investigation into the collapse of Carillon by the Official Receiver. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 196121 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>A specialist investigation team was set up by the Official Receiver on the making of the winding-up order and, at the request of the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, the investigation into the company including analysis of company records, interviews with directors and close liaison with other investigating authorities is being expedited.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2018-12-04T17:56:44.027Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T17:56:44.027Z
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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 Jon Trickett more like this
1015495
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Research: Publications more like this
star 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 economic impact assessment was conducted by his Department before United Kingdom Research and Innovation signed up to Science Europe’s Open Access Coalition Plan S. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 196277 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Plan S is a set of high-level principles which are in line with current UK Government policy and ambitions for Open Access (OA), and identify common ways to accelerate the implementation of OA to meet the European Competitiveness Councils target, set by ministers in 2016, of making all publicly funded research Open Access by 2020. For these reasons, an economic impact assessment was not carried out.</p><p> </p><p>UKRI was committed to a Review of OA policies before the announcement of Plan S, as part of its practice of monitoring and improving implementation of the policy. The purpose of the UKRI OA Review is to support delivery of UK government policy on OA to achieve the associated economic and social benefits and ensure the taxpayer secures maximum value for money from investment in publishing research. UKRI will consider Plan S principles within the broader aspects of the OA Review and where they support the delivery of UK OA policy.</p><p> </p><p>Any implementation of Plan S principles by UKRI will be subject to the OA Review. This includes the Plan S principle around the standardisation of publication fees and funding across Europe. Costs and benefits around OA models and impacts arising from proposed changes will be considered as part of the OA Review, including sustainability, with wider economic impacts considered by BEIS. The OA Review will report in 2019.</p><p> </p><p>On 27<sup>th</sup> November, the Coalition of funders that are working on Plan S issued further guidance and clarifications. In this they stated that they will be commissioning an independent study on publications costs and fees. The new implementation details and guidance to clarify Plan S principles are open for public feedback.</p><p><a href="https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/" target="_blank">https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196278 more like this
196279 more like this
196309 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.333Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
1015496
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Research: Publications 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 his Department has conducted an impact assessment of standardising and capping open access publication fees on an EU-wide basis as part of the implementation of Science Europe’s Open Access Coalition Plan S. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 196278 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>Plan S is a set of high-level principles which are in line with current UK Government policy and ambitions for Open Access (OA), and identify common ways to accelerate the implementation of OA to meet the European Competitiveness Councils target, set by ministers in 2016, of making all publicly funded research Open Access by 2020. For these reasons, an economic impact assessment was not carried out.</p><p> </p><p>UKRI was committed to a Review of OA policies before the announcement of Plan S, as part of its practice of monitoring and improving implementation of the policy. The purpose of the UKRI OA Review is to support delivery of UK government policy on OA to achieve the associated economic and social benefits and ensure the taxpayer secures maximum value for money from investment in publishing research. UKRI will consider Plan S principles within the broader aspects of the OA Review and where they support the delivery of UK OA policy.</p><p> </p><p>Any implementation of Plan S principles by UKRI will be subject to the OA Review. This includes the Plan S principle around the standardisation of publication fees and funding across Europe. Costs and benefits around OA models and impacts arising from proposed changes will be considered as part of the OA Review, including sustainability, with wider economic impacts considered by BEIS. The OA Review will report in 2019.</p><p> </p><p>On 27<sup>th</sup> November, the Coalition of funders that are working on Plan S issued further guidance and clarifications. In this they stated that they will be commissioning an independent study on publications costs and fees. The new implementation details and guidance to clarify Plan S principles are open for public feedback.</p><p><a href="https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/" target="_blank">https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196277 more like this
196279 more like this
196309 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.397Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.397Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
1015498
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Research: Publications more like this
star 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 effect on UK academic publishing exports of UK Research and Innovation signing up to Science Europe’s Open Access Coalition Plan S. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 196279 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Plan S is a set of high-level principles which are in line with current UK Government policy and ambitions for Open Access (OA), and identify common ways to accelerate the implementation of OA to meet the European Competitiveness Councils target, set by ministers in 2016, of making all publicly funded research Open Access by 2020. For these reasons, an economic impact assessment was not carried out.</p><p> </p><p>UKRI was committed to a Review of OA policies before the announcement of Plan S, as part of its practice of monitoring and improving implementation of the policy. The purpose of the UKRI OA Review is to support delivery of UK government policy on OA to achieve the associated economic and social benefits and ensure the taxpayer secures maximum value for money from investment in publishing research. UKRI will consider Plan S principles within the broader aspects of the OA Review and where they support the delivery of UK OA policy.</p><p> </p><p>Any implementation of Plan S principles by UKRI will be subject to the OA Review. This includes the Plan S principle around the standardisation of publication fees and funding across Europe. Costs and benefits around OA models and impacts arising from proposed changes will be considered as part of the OA Review, including sustainability, with wider economic impacts considered by BEIS. The OA Review will report in 2019.</p><p> </p><p>On 27<sup>th</sup> November, the Coalition of funders that are working on Plan S issued further guidance and clarifications. In this they stated that they will be commissioning an independent study on publications costs and fees. The new implementation details and guidance to clarify Plan S principles are open for public feedback.</p><p><a href="https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/" target="_blank">https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196277 more like this
196278 more like this
196309 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.427Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
1015579
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 Research: Publications more like this
star 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, whether his Department plans to implement all 10 principles of Science Europe’s Open Access Coalition Plan S. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 196309 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Plan S is a set of high-level principles which are in line with current UK Government policy and ambitions for Open Access (OA), and identify common ways to accelerate the implementation of OA to meet the European Competitiveness Councils target, set by ministers in 2016, of making all publicly funded research Open Access by 2020. For these reasons, an economic impact assessment was not carried out.</p><p> </p><p>UKRI was committed to a Review of OA policies before the announcement of Plan S, as part of its practice of monitoring and improving implementation of the policy. The purpose of the UKRI OA Review is to support delivery of UK government policy on OA to achieve the associated economic and social benefits and ensure the taxpayer secures maximum value for money from investment in publishing research. UKRI will consider Plan S principles within the broader aspects of the OA Review and where they support the delivery of UK OA policy.</p><p> </p><p>Any implementation of Plan S principles by UKRI will be subject to the OA Review. This includes the Plan S principle around the standardisation of publication fees and funding across Europe. Costs and benefits around OA models and impacts arising from proposed changes will be considered as part of the OA Review, including sustainability, with wider economic impacts considered by BEIS. The OA Review will report in 2019.</p><p> </p><p>On 27<sup>th</sup> November, the Coalition of funders that are working on Plan S issued further guidance and clarifications. In this they stated that they will be commissioning an independent study on publications costs and fees. The new implementation details and guidance to clarify Plan S principles are open for public feedback.</p><p><a href="https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/" target="_blank">https://www.coalition-s.org/implementation-guidance-on-plan-s-now-open-for-public-feedback/</a></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
196277 more like this
196278 more like this
196279 more like this
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less than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.473Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-04T14:46:36.473Z
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4068
star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
1016391
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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
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 Merchant Shipping: Minimum Wage 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 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
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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
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar 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 more like this
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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
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 Shipping: Minimum Wage more like this
star 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
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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
unstar this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar 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 more like this
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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