Minimum Wage City

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-07-20
Session date: 
July 20, 2016
Reference: 
2016/2653
Question By: 
Florence Eshalomi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

A 2014 report by the National Audit Office found that as many as 20% of home care workers may be being illegally paid below the National Minimum Wage.  Can you give us an update on his manifesto pledge to make London a 'Living Wage City?

Answer

Answer for Minimum Wage City

Answer for Minimum Wage City

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I believe businesses should pay workers the wages they are entitled to by law in the UK, and it is important that this is properly enforced.

However, I have been clear that I would like to see all Londoners paid at least the London Living Wage.