Skip to main content


Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 901340, tabled on 9 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure employers fairly collect and distribute tips left by customers.

Answered on

15 September 2015

This Government is committed to making sure everyone is paid fairly. I am concerned by recent reports, suggesting some restaurants pocket tips for themselves. That is just not right. I have therefore ordered an investigation into tipping abuse, which closes on 10 November.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Named day
Named day questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.