London Living Wage

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-05-23
Session date: 
May 23, 2007
Reference: 
2007/0890
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

To recognise the positive work of employers who have adopted London Living Wage policies and to promote payment of a Living Wage more widely, will you produce: 1) an introductory guide to becoming a Living Wage organisation, for both public and private sectors, drawing upon the experiences of the GLA and other organisations; and 2) a Mayor-led Living Wage Charter, taking the model of the Mayor's Green Procurement Code?

Answer

Answer for London Living Wage

Answer for London Living Wage

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I very much welcome the growing acceptance of the London Living Wage by organisations in London, and the Living Wage is now making a real difference to the lives on many Londoners. I will ask my officers to discuss your proposals with other organisations interested in this matter, such as trade unions, London citizens and those employers who have adopted the living wage, and report back to me on this