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Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:29 pm on 20th July 2015.

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Photo of Peter Grant Peter Grant Scottish National Party, Glenrothes 7:29 pm, 20th July 2015

I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for his honesty. Having claimed, as his colleagues have claimed, that this is a living wage, he himself has now used the phrase “national minimum wage”. Is it not the case that all the Government are doing is increasing the minimum wage without making it enough for full-time workers to live on?