National Minimum Wage

Part of Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:08 pm on 15th October 2014.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Westminster North 2:08 pm, 15th October 2014

When we were asked to consider what the Government’s freeze on tax credits was going to do in the earlier part of this year, we drew attention to exactly that fact and opposed the Government on that particular freeze for this year because we knew it would hit working people. We hear all the rhetoric from the Conservatives about work incentives, but we do not hear what impact that has on low-income working people.