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847016
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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, with reference to the implementation unit report on shale gas extraction, what disposal method will be used for flowback waste from (a) the 17 sites by 2020, (b) the 30 to 35 sites by 2022 and (c) the 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129190 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>It is up to the operator to agree disposal methods with the appropriate regulators as part of their planning application for any future shale gas development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847018
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, which disposal method is planned to be used for the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129192 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>It is the operator’s responsibility to agree disposal methods with the appropriate regulators as part of their planning application for all shale gas development.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:11:11.913Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:11:11.913Z
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3974
star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847014
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the potential effect on employment of the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129188 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>BEIS has not made any estimates of the potential effect on employment from the future development of the shale gas industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Z
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3974
star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
874637
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star this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking: Methane 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, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the amount of unintended methane emissions at the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30 to 35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 134939 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 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>Both the 2013 report, ‘Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Shale Gas Extraction and Use’[1] (Mackay/Stone) and the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) 2016 report ‘Onshore Petroleum: The compatibility of UK onshore petroleum with meeting the UK’s carbon budgets’[2] provided analysis on the potential implications of greenhouse gas emissions from extracting shale gas in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Mackay/Stone report concluded that the carbon footprint of UK shale gas would likely be much less than coal and comparable to imported Liquefied Natural Gas.</p><p> </p><p>The CCC report concluded that shale gas production is compatible with carbon budgets if three conditions are met:</p><p>Methane emissions from shale gas production minimised and monitored.</p><p>Gas consumption remains within carbon budget limits</p><p>Any additional shale gas emissions offset by reductions elsewhere in order to meet carbon budgets</p><p> </p><p>We believe that our robust regulatory regime and determination to meet our carbon budgets mean those tests can and will be met.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is grant funding an environmental monitoring programme led by the British Geological Survey in the Fylde (Lancashire) and Kirby Misperton (North Yorkshire), where applications for shale gas wells have been made. This programme includes the measurement of methane emissions, and would continue after the start of shale gas extraction. The evidence gathered from this programme will inform our future estimates of unintended methane emissions from potential shale gas extraction.</p><p> </p><p>During any shale gas operations the operator will be required to undertake environmental monitoring, including emissions monitoring, to demonstrate compliance with their environmental permits.</p><p> </p><p>Clauses in the Infrastructure Act make it clear that any hydraulic fracturing activity cannot take place unless appropriate arrangements have been made for monitoring emissions of methane into the air. Operators will also be required to publish the results of their methane emissions reporting.</p><p> </p><p>[1] https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/237330/MacKay_Stone_shale_study_report_09092013.pdf</p><p>[2] https://www.gov.uk/government/news/committee-on-climate-change-report-and-government-response-on-the-compatibility-of-uk-onshore-petroleum-with-meeting-the-uks-carbon-budgets</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T16:15:39.727Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T16:15:39.727Z
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3974
star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847017
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the amount of flowback waste which would need to be disposed of for the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129191 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made an assessment of the amount of flowback waste which would be produced from any future shale gas development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:07:32.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:07:32.6Z
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3974
star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
964942
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Pay 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, with reference to the Court of Appeal judgment on Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad made on 13 July 2018, what plans the Government has to bring forward legislative proposals of the pay rates for care workers on sleep-in shifts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 169353 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Court of Appeal judgment overturns the previous interpretation of the law and means that “sleep-in” shifts, as defined by the Court of Appeal, no longer attract the National Minimum Wage. The Court of Appeal judgment applies both retrospectively and going forward. Government guidance on when “sleep-in” shifts should attract the National Minimum Wage has been updated to confirm that the Government has noted the judgment. That guidance will be updated shortly once Ministers have fully considered the implications the Court of Appeal judgment.</p><p> </p><p>Over the past year Ministers from across the Government have been working closely on how “sleep-in” shifts are remunerated and will continue to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers from BEIS and the Department of Health and Social Care are liaising with local authorities and care commissioners to ensure that they have clarity on the legal position and on their responsibilities when commissioning care services.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC’s voluntary Social Care Compliance Scheme remains open. Employers participating on the scheme should take note of the Court of Appeal judgment and review their pay practices accordingly. HMRC officers have been in contact directly with all employers enrolled on the scheme to set out next steps.</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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169349 more like this
169350 more like this
169351 more like this
169352 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.253Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.253Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
964941
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Court of Appeal judgment on Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad made on 13 July 2018, what guidance the Government has issued on rates of pay for sleep in shifts to (a) local authorities and (b) care commissioners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 169352 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Court of Appeal judgment overturns the previous interpretation of the law and means that “sleep-in” shifts, as defined by the Court of Appeal, no longer attract the National Minimum Wage. The Court of Appeal judgment applies both retrospectively and going forward. Government guidance on when “sleep-in” shifts should attract the National Minimum Wage has been updated to confirm that the Government has noted the judgment. That guidance will be updated shortly once Ministers have fully considered the implications the Court of Appeal judgment.</p><p> </p><p>Over the past year Ministers from across the Government have been working closely on how “sleep-in” shifts are remunerated and will continue to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers from BEIS and the Department of Health and Social Care are liaising with local authorities and care commissioners to ensure that they have clarity on the legal position and on their responsibilities when commissioning care services.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC’s voluntary Social Care Compliance Scheme remains open. Employers participating on the scheme should take note of the Court of Appeal judgment and review their pay practices accordingly. HMRC officers have been in contact directly with all employers enrolled on the scheme to set out next steps.</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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169349 more like this
169350 more like this
169351 more like this
169353 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.203Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
678771
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star this property date less than 2017-01-25more like thismore than 2017-01-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 his Department plans for the increase in Post Office outreach services in rural communities over the last five years to continue; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 61560 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy keeps the state of the network under review including the provision of rural services through outreaches. Outreaches are provided so Post Office can maintain access to communities, most often in rural areas, where the old post office has closed. These provide a regular part time service, with hours tailored to the levels of demand in the community. They provide a welcomed link to the network for many isolated communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T17:10:26.86Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T17:10:26.86Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
678142
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star this property date less than 2017-01-24more like thismore than 2017-01-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the implications for his policies are of the call by the Association of Convenience Stores for the Government to review the costs, income and viability of rural post offices on its Rural Shop Report 2017, published in January 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 61334 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 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government entrusts the Post Office’s management to keep the health of the network under review in order to meet the commitment we have set to maintain the network at over 11,500 branches. The commercial agreements it has with subpostmasters, rural and urban, covering costs and revenue form a key part of ensuring the health of the network. While these arrangements are commercially sensitive between both parties the evidence of their success is in the fact that that the network is at its most stable in decades.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T17:08:37.85Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T17:08:37.85Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
964939
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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
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
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Pay 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 the (a) status and (b) liability for care providers that enrolled in HMRC’s Social Care Compliance Scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 169350 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-11more like thismore than 2018-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The Court of Appeal judgment overturns the previous interpretation of the law and means that “sleep-in” shifts, as defined by the Court of Appeal, no longer attract the National Minimum Wage. The Court of Appeal judgment applies both retrospectively and going forward. Government guidance on when “sleep-in” shifts should attract the National Minimum Wage has been updated to confirm that the Government has noted the judgment. That guidance will be updated shortly once Ministers have fully considered the implications the Court of Appeal judgment.</p><p> </p><p>Over the past year Ministers from across the Government have been working closely on how “sleep-in” shifts are remunerated and will continue to do so.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers from BEIS and the Department of Health and Social Care are liaising with local authorities and care commissioners to ensure that they have clarity on the legal position and on their responsibilities when commissioning care services.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC’s voluntary Social Care Compliance Scheme remains open. Employers participating on the scheme should take note of the Court of Appeal judgment and review their pay practices accordingly. HMRC officers have been in contact directly with all employers enrolled on the scheme to set out next steps.</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
star this property grouped question UIN
169349 more like this
169351 more like this
169352 more like this
169353 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.077Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.077Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this