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Modern Working Practices Review

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 38642, tabled on 18 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made progress on implementing recommendation seven in the Taylor Review on ensuring that there are sectoral strategies to engage employers, employees and stakeholders so that people in low paid sectors do not continuously remain on the minimum wage.

Answered on

26 July 2022

Earlier this year we increased the National Living Wage, putting £1,000 more a year in the pay packets of those who need it most. Programmes offered by the Department for Education and the Department for Work and Pensions are helping to up-skill workers, allowing them to progress in work and thrive in the labour market.