London Living Wage (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-08-10
Session date: 
August 10, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3363
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many jobs in London paid the London Living Wage when you took office?

Answer

Answer for London Living Wage (4)

Answer for London Living Wage (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

At the time of the London Mayoral election in May 2016 the London Living Wage was £9.40.  At April 2016, the nearest date for which there is data, 3,294,000 jobs in London had hourly earnings (excluding overtime) of this rate or more, and 796,000 jobs in London had lower hourly earnings (excluding overtime).