National Minimum Wage (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4356
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Does the Mayor think enforcement of the minimum wage should be devolved, or partly devolved either to the Mayor or to councils in London?

Answer

Answer for National Minimum Wage (4)

Answer for National Minimum Wage (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

No. It is a national statutory requirement to pay the minimum wage, and the Government - which has powers and resources greater than the GLA - should be enforcing this national legal obligation.