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FOI 3144 We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following: With regards to A8 European citizens …

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FOI 3144
We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:

With regards to A8 European citizens coming to the UK, from 2001 to date, can you please tell me, country by country and yearly quarter by quarter:

§ The number registered on the Worker Registration Scheme.
§ The number working in the UK but not on the Worker Registration Scheme.
§ The number penalised for working in the UK but not on the Worker Registration Scheme and what form(s) such penalisation took.
§ The number of employers employing those not on the Worker Registration Scheme; the numbers of employees involved and the actions that were taken as a result - including any penalisations.
§ The number of requests for confirmation that such nationals were/are on the Worker Registration Scheme received from the DWP, the IR and Job Centres (individual figures for each agency please).
§ The actions taken against persistent offenders found to repeatedly work within the UK but not on the Worker Registration Scheme.
§ The number of such nationals who were on the Worker Registration Scheme but who then left the UK.
§ The number of such nationals, on the Worker Registration Scheme or otherwise, found to be paid below the minimum wage and the action taken against the employer.

Published 24 April 2006