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Living Wage: Thornbury and Yate

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 132323, tabled on 13 March 2018

To ask Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many people are estimated to benefit from the planned rise in the national living wage to £7.83 in Thornbury and Yate constituency.

Answered on

16 March 2018

This Government is committed to building an economy that works for everyone. Through the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage we continue to ensure the lowest paid in our society are fairly rewarded for their contribution to the economy.

The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) 2018 Impact Assessment includes an assessment of the number of people the Government expects to benefit from the planned increase in the National Living Wage to £7.83: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukia/2018/24/pdfs/ukia_20180024_en.pdf

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