05 APR 2016

National Living Wage

The new National Living Wage which was introduced on 1 April. Workers over 25 across the country will now receive a minimum of £7.20 an hour. The National Living Wage is forecast to reach £9 an hour by 2020.

Research by the Resolution Foundation shows that nearly one in five workers in Dover and Deal will benefit from the new, higher living wage. Thanks to the new wage, 1.3 million lower-paid workers across the country will receive a direct pay rise.

The new National Living Wage means that more families in our area will have the security of a decent pay packet. This shows the commitment of the One Nation Conservatives to social justice and caring for the least well off.

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