Thursday, 16 January 2014

Minimum Wage set to rise!

Great news announced today by the Chancellor; he has said he wants to see an above-inflation increase in the minimum wage. He told the BBC the "economy can now afford" to raise the rate, currently set at £6.31 an hour for people over the age of 21. This is the next step in a long campaign led by Renewal, David Skelton, Rob Halfon MP, Matt Hancock MP,myself, Chris White MP, Paul Maynard MP and others. Full story here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25766558

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