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Minimum Wage: Nottingham

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of people in Nottingham, North constituency who have been paid the uprated minimum wage in the last 10 years. (308493)

Data for earnings are not available at the constituency level because of small sample sizes at constituency level in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE).

At the Government Office Region level, the lowest available, DTI previously estimated that the number of jobs that stood to benefit from the April 1999 introduction of the national minimum wage (NMW) in the east midlands region was 130,000. In 2009 the BIS estimate for the number of jobs affected by the uprating of the NMW in the east midlands region was 83,000.