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National Minimum Wage

Part of Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:33 pm on 15th October 2014.

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Photo of Ian Swales Ian Swales Liberal Democrat, Redcar 2:33 pm, 15th October 2014

I certainly support the work that the hon. Gentleman’s Government did on the national minimum wage, but does he not regret the fact that when they left office people earning the minimum wage were paying £1,000 a year in tax? By April they will have seen that figure cut by £800 through the work of the Liberal Democrats. [Interruption.]