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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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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 Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 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 remove filter
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 remove filter
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 more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
964938
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Home Care Services: Living 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, 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 proposals to ensure that overnight care is subject to the National Living Wage. 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 169349 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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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169350 more like this
169351 more like this
169352 more like this
169353 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.017Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.017Z
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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
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
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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 Home Care Services: 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 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 remove filter
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
964940
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Home Care 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 steps he is taking to issue guidance on rates for sleep-in shifts; and what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of funding for local authorities to meet those rates. 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 169351 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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
169349 more like this
169350 more like this
169352 more like this
169353 more like this
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less than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.127Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-11T14:24:39.127Z
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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
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Home Care 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 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 remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
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
964942
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Home Care 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 remove filter
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