Self-employment and low pay

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-10-12
Session date: 
October 12, 2017
Reference: 
2017/4094
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to MQ 2017/3743, what initiatives are you undertaking, or planning, to support Londoners defined as self-employed but earning less than 1) the London Living Wage and/or 2) the National Living Wage? These are Londoners that are genuinely self-employed and are unable to pay themselves a living wage.

Answer

Answer for Self-employment and low pay

Answer for Self-employment and low pay

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I intend to respond to the consultation on the Government's UK Labour Market Enforcement Strategy, which was published in July 2017 and will close on 13 October.