Statutory self-employment pay
The Secretary of State must, by regulations, introduce a scheme of Statutory Self-
The scheme must make provision for payments to be made out of public funds to
individuals who are
The payments to be made in subsection (2) are to be set so that the net monthly
earnings of an individual specified in subsection (2) do not fall below—
80 per cent of their monthly net earnings, averaged over the last three
whichever is lower.
No payment to be made under subsection (2) shall exceed £2,917 per month.
A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to
annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
Member’s explanatory statement
The purpose of this amendment is to make the Government ‘top up’ self-employed workers’
earnings to the lower of 80% of their net monthly earnings averaged over three years, or £2,917