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star this property date less than 2018-06-29more like thismore than 2018-06-29
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Sector Council 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, how often the retail sector council is planned to meet; what the scope of that council is; and what work it is undertaking. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 159048 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-04more like thismore than 2018-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The Retail Sector Council held its first meeting in March this year, and its second meeting on 25<sup>th</sup> June.</p><p> </p><p>The Council is industry led and brings Government and industry together to boost the sector’s productivity and economic health. There are a range of retailers and retail associations on the Council, and all types of retail activity in the UK are in scope.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-07-04T14:53:46.147Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-04T14:53:46.147Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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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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 any plans to extend paid paternity leave. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 128854 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not currently have any plans to extend the period of paid Paternity Leave.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the evaluation of Shared Parental Leave and Pay we are collecting information on the take up of paternity benefits, including survey data on the take up of paternity leave and pay, which will inform the development of policy in this area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T11:21:18.52Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T11:21:18.52Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Parental Leave 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, pursuant to the Answer of 21 March 2017 to Question 68339, on Parental Leave: Males, what the timetable is for his Department to publish the results of its review of Shared Parental Leave and Pay in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
star this property uin 128860 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>We have started to evaluate the Shared Parental Leave and Pay schemes and will gather and analyse information from a variety of sources.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to the progress of data collection, we anticipate publishing findings in Spring 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T11:23:20.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T11:23:20.37Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Energy: Housing 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, what the average consumption of domestic energy and gas per household was for (a) those households in receipt of the Warm Home Discount and (b) other households in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 121674 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 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold domestic energy consumption data for households in receipt of Warm Home Discount.</p><p>For the purposes of understanding fuel poverty, domestic energy consumption is modelled from survey data using assumptions about heating levels needed to ensure a household achieves an adequate level of warmth as opposed to data based on actual consumption.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T16:56:55.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T16:56:55.537Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-09more like thismore than 2018-01-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Energy: Standing Charges 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, what information his Department holds on the proportion of average household domestic gas and electricity bills which standing charges have constituted in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 121675 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Energy bill estimates are based on a BEIS survey of energy providers which covers around 82 per cent of the market. This data is published as part of BEIS’ Quarterly Energy Prices publication. The table below shows the proportion of average household domestic gas and electricity bills which standing charges have constituted in each of the last five years, using consumption levels of 3,800kWh/year of standard electricity and 15,000kWh/year of gas.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p>Proportion of standing charge to bill</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Electricity</p></td><td><p>Gas</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p>11.2%</p></td><td><p>13.1%</p></td><td><p>12.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p>11.6%</p></td><td><p>12.1%</p></td><td><p>11.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p>11.6%</p></td><td><p>12.2%</p></td><td><p>12.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p>11.8%</p></td><td><p>13.3%</p></td><td><p>12.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017p</strong></p></td><td><p>12.0%</p></td><td><p>13.6%</p></td><td><p>12.8%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em>Note: p's indicate provisional data.</em></p><p><em>Source: Quarterly Energy Prices</em></p><p><em><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/annual-domestic-energy-price-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/annual-domestic-energy-price-statistics</a></em></p><p><em>Table 2.2.4 Average variable unit costs and standing charges for standard electricity </em></p><p><em>Table 2.3.4 Average variable unit costs and standing charges for gas</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-01-15T16:57:49.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T16:57:49.927Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Conditions of Employment: Telephone Services 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, with reference to the Answer of 22 December 2015 to Question 19825, how many complaints were received by the Pay and Work Rights Helpline regarding employment issues in each of the last five years; and how many of those complaints were from (a) apprentices, (b) interns and (c) self-employed people in that same period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 124741 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Information on all Acas helpline calls and those that relate to Pay and Works Rights Helpline (PWRH) issues specifically are available below. Information on self-employed status is not collected by Acas.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: Enquiries made to the Acas helpline by topic and caller type, 2015/16 to 2016/17</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Caller Type</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All topics</p></td><td><p>PWRH topics</p></td><td><p>All topics</p></td><td><p>PWRH topics</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apprentices</p></td><td><p>2,540</p></td><td><p>1,200</p></td><td><p>2,450</p></td><td><p>1,090</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Interns</p></td><td><p>130</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>90</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><em>Source: Acas </em></p><p><em>Notes</em></p><ol><li><em>Figures are rounded to the nearest ten.</em></li><li><em>‘All topics’ covers total calls to the Acas helpline. </em></li><li><em>‘PWRH’ covers those who discussed one (or more) topics under the PWRH umbrella which includes: ‘Non-payment/deduction of wages’, ‘NMW/NLW’, ‘Non-payment of NMW/NLW’, ‘Agency Worker Regulations’, ‘Contracts/Terms including non-receipt’, ‘Entertainment/Model Agencies’, ‘Gangmasters’.</em></li><li><em>PWRH figures are a subset of ‘all topics’.</em></li><li><em>In 2015/16 and 2016/17, 95% of all calls received were captured by the Acas Data Capture System.</em></li></ol><p> </p><p>The answer given to the hon. Member on 22 December 2015, by the then Minister of State for Skills to Question 19825, reported Pay and Works Right Helpline (PWRH) data between 2009-10 and 2014-15. The PWRH was replaced by the Acas helpline in April 2015. Acas data is not directly comparable to data collected under the PWRH, as Acas handle a much wider range of enquiries on employment matters. It is not possible to specifically identify the number of calls received by Acas that would have been handled by the previous PWRH.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-01-31T16:06:23.497Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T16:06:23.497Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-02more like thismore than 2018-02-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Agency Standards Inspectorate 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, (a) how much funding was allocated to and (b) how many full time equivalent staff have been employed by the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate since 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 126332 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-12more like thismore than 2018-02-12
star this property answer text <p>The table below details the budget for the Employment Agency Standard’s (EAS) Inspectorate and the number of staff employed by EAS since 2016:</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 for each year</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>£500,000</p></td><td><p>11</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>12</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The increase in budget was provided to purchase new IT systems to increase casework productivity and support EAS’ intelligence capability.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Full information regarding the activity of the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate can be found in in their annual reports. These can be found at the following location:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-agency-standards-eas-inspectorate-annual-reports" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-agency-standards-eas-inspectorate-annual-reports</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 126565 more like this
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less than 2018-02-12T17:34:55.897Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-12T17:34:55.897Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Agency Standards Inspectorate 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, how much funding has been allocated from the public purse to the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate since 2016; and how many FTE staff that inspectorate has employed on an annual basis since that date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 126565 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-12more like thismore than 2018-02-12
star this property answer text <p>The table below details the budget for the Employment Agency Standard’s (EAS) Inspectorate and the number of staff employed by EAS since 2016:</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 for each year</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>£500,000</p></td><td><p>11</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>12</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*The increase in budget was provided to purchase new IT systems to increase casework productivity and support EAS’ intelligence capability.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Full information regarding the activity of the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate can be found in in their annual reports. These can be found at the following location:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-agency-standards-eas-inspectorate-annual-reports" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-agency-standards-eas-inspectorate-annual-reports</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 126332 more like this
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less than 2018-02-12T17:34:55.85Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-12T17:34:55.85Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Conditions of Employment: Telephone Services 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, how many calls the Pay and Work Rights helpline received in 2016-2017; and how much funding that helpline received in each year between 2015 and 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 126572 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-12more like thismore than 2018-02-12
star this property answer text <p>Since April 2015, the Acas Helpline has been, in addition to their usual services, answering queries previously handled by the Pay and Work Rights Helpline (PWRH). This includes calls on the National Minimum Wage, working for an employment agency, working hours, rest breaks and holidays, agricultural workers’ rights and working for a gangmaster.</p><p> </p><p>Anyone who has any questions about their employment rights or workplace issues is now able to obtain this information in one place by contacting the Acas Helpline. The cost of running Acas Helpline Services, including advice provided by telephone and digitally, are:-</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Cost (£ thousands)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>£13,191</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>£13,748</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>£14,162</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Acas helpline answered 886,929 calls in 2016/17 on employment matters. 115,151 queries were recorded relating to topics previously handled by the former Pay and Work Rights Helpline.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-02-12T17:33:15.647Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-12T17:33:15.647Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Consumers: Disability 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, whether the consumer green paper will include additional costs incurred by disabled people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 128514 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 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
star this property answer text <p>We will issue a Consumer Green Paper in due course that will tackle areas where markets are not working for consumers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-02-26T16:55:00.25Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-26T16:55:00.25Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this