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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 15th May 2019.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

The right hon. Gentleman talks about helping those who are low paid. It is this Government—it is a Conservative Government—who introduced the national living wage. And what do we see? Under Labour, someone working full time on the national minimum wage would have taken home £9,200 a year. Now they take home over £13,700—£4,500 more under the Conservatives for the lowest paid. That is the Conservatives caring for the low paid in our society.