To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the level of expenditure was on enforcement of the national minimum wage by HM Revenue and Customs in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15; and what the final budget is for such expenditure in 2015-16.
14 September 2015
The Government’s budget for HMRC’s enforcement of the National Minimum Wage has been:
(a) 2013-14 – £8.3m
(b) 2014-15 – £9.2m
The budget for 2015-16 was raised to £12.2m, and following an additional £1m announced in the Summer Budget, is now £13.2m.