Living wage - Whitehall

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-10-23
Session date: 
October 23, 2013
Reference: 
2013/3430
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In your manifesto you pledged to lobby the Government to adopt the London Living Wage across Whitehall. Please list the letters, meetings and other means by which you have lobbied for this since May 2012.

Answer

Answer for Living wage - Whitehall

Answer for Living wage - Whitehall

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I pledged to do so and have publicly called on the Government to commit to paying the Living Wage across Whitehall. My understanding is that the DWP is currently working toward accreditation and I encourage other departments to follow its example.