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Employment Opportunities Bill

Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 11:13 am on 17th June 2011.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Chair, Public Accounts Commission 11:13 am, 17th June 2011

My hon. Friend is making an important contribution and it is important that we have this debate, but let me ask him a question as a critical friend. Let us forget the fact that there is a minimum wage at the moment. Why should a disabled person work for less than £5.93 an hour? It is not a lot of money, is it?