Self-employed for work-related training costs

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/5243
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In the Autumn Budget, the Government will consult in 2018 on extending the scope of tax relief currently available to employees and the self-employed for work-related training costs. Will you raise with the government the issue of low-pay self-employment which is higher in London?

Answer

Answer for Self-employed for work-related training costs

Answer for Self-employed for work-related training costs

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I will be writing to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, setting out my response to a number of the recommendations put forward in the Matthew Taylor review. I will be seeking a meeting with him to discuss the Government's plan to respond, and will raise the issue of low-pay self-employment in London.