Apprenticeship pay (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4605
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree with the MP for Hexham in the North East which is the only region in England with lower apprenticeship starts than London, that the National Minimum Wage for apprentices should be increased from £2.73 per hour to £3.79 to ensure they get a fair deal?

Answer

Answer for Apprenticeship pay (2)

Answer for Apprenticeship pay (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I believe that employers in the capital should pay their staff, including apprentices, the London Living Wage and that is why I make the case to them to do so.