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Part of Finance (No. 3) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:45 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Richard Graham Richard Graham Conservative, Gloucester 4:45 pm, 19th November 2018

This is a small, but I think important, point: does the hon. Lady accept that that minimum level is exactly what it says—a minimum level? Many people, including my apprentice, earn far more than that, but if we set the level much higher, we are likely to reduce the number of opportunities available to 16 and 17-year-olds.