Questions submitted by Members of Parliament to Government ministers about the GLA.
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What assessment has been made of the need to extend the remit of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority to the (a) cleaning, (b) care, (c) hospitality, (d) construction and (e) manufacturing sectors?GLA partnership with University of Derby - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
What the terms of reference are of the work the University of Derby is conducting to assess the need for extension of the remit of the GLA to sectors beyond its current remit?GLA role in Joint Border Intelligence Units - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
What role is envisaged for the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in the work of the proposed Joint Border Intelligence units?Proposed staffing changes 2015-15 - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
What changes are planned to the level of staffing in the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in the next 12 months?Public Consultation - remit of GLA - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
Will the planned consultation on the GLA consider (a) extension of the remit of the GLA into further labour sectors and (b) how the core licence-monitoring and intelligence-gathering function of the GLA can be protected?
How many: (a) investigations of and (b) prosecutions for illegal gangmaster activity there have been in each year since 2010?Revocation totals 2011 to 2014 - Stephen Barclay MP (pdf)
How many licences have been revoked by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in each of the last three years?GLA prosecutions in 2014 - Emily Thornberry MP (pdf)
How many gangmasters have been prosecuted for offences created by the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 in 2014 to date; and what the results were of those prosecutions?Number of 'on-farm' prosecutions - Baroness Byford (pdf)
How many of the 67 successful prosecutions brought by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority are related to “on-farm” activities; and how many were brought against the food supply industry?GLA funding levels 2011-15 - John Woodcock MP (pdf)
What level of resources has been made available to the GLA in each of the last three years; and what resources will be made available in 2014-15?Compensation orders resulting from GLA cases - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
How many criminal investigations as a result of GLA operations resulted in court orders for the offender to pay compensation to victims in: (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13?Recovery of lost wages - Paul Blomfield MP (pdf)
What proportion of the £397,000 lost wages to workers identified in Gangmasters' Licensing Authority operations 2012-13 has been recovered to date; and if he will make a statement?
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it the policy of the GLA to publish revocations without immediate effect on the GLA online register?Personal Accident Insurance - Chuka Umunna MP (pdf)
Has the GLA investigated or taken enforcement action against employment agencies selling personal accident insurance policies and charging of fees particularly to those paid at or near the National Minimum Wage?