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Statutory Redundancy Pay

Volume 506: debated on Friday 5 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will take steps to equalise eligibility for statutory redundancy pay for those aged under 22 and 22 or older. (320215)

The Government believe that the age bands in the statutory redundancy scheme are objectively justified. The lower band is designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain younger workers.