An Opposition Day debate relating to employment rights, holiday pay and 48-hour weekly working limits has been scheduled for Monday 25 January 2021.
A Westminster Hall debate on e-petitions 306845 and 328754, relating to financial rewards for government workers and keyworkers has been scheduled for Monday 14 December 2020 at 4.30pm. The debate will be led by Tonia Antoniazzi MP.
Coronavirus: Support for businesses, 9 December 2020
Public sector pay, 2 December 2020
Coronavirus: Support for household finances, 22 June 2020
Frontline fatigue:key workers living through lockdown phase 2, RSA, 7 December 2020
Coronavirus and key workers in the UK, ONS, May 2020
Differences between key workers, IFS, April 2020
3)Early Day Motion
Government Workers’ Pay, EDM 252, tabled on 7 December 2020
A briefing note on rises in council tax for 2021-22, for the Opposition Day debate scheduled for Monday 25 January 2021
This note discusses the way sanitary protection is charged VAT - more specifically, the Labour Government’s decision, announced in the March 2000 Budget, to introduce a 5% rate on sanitary protection, the lowest rate then permissible due to EU VAT rules, and the current Government’s announcement in the 2020 Budget that a zero rate will apply from 1 January 2021.