London Living Wage in Harrow and Brent

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3429
Question By: 
Navin Shah
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Giving the continuing rise in rents in Harrow and Brent and the increase in inflation how does the mayor envisage maintaining the idea that people living in harrow can enjoy a decent quality of life?  Furthermore how will the mayor further advertise to Harrow and Brent employers the supported idea of a "London Living Wage", given the fact we live in a free market economy?

Answer

Answer for London Living Wage in Harrow and Brent

Answer for London Living Wage in Harrow and Brent

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I am vocal advocate for the London Living Wage across Greater London and have set out my ambition for the London Living Wage to be the norm by 2020. Many Harrow and Brent are benefitting from London Living Wage pay conditions at one of over 400 accredited employers in the city, while Brent Borough Council itself is a Living Wage employer. I encourage all employers in Harrow and Brent to adopt the London Living Wage.