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Living Wage — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:36 pm on 6th November 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Tyler of Enfield Baroness Tyler of Enfield Liberal Democrat 3:36 pm, 6th November 2013

My Lords, does the Minister agree with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, who said only on Monday that more employers in the capital were recognising the benefits of the living wage for their workforces by specifically helping low-paid families to make ends meet, as well as promoting economic dividends for employers and boosting growth and productivity? Does the Minister share the mayor’s wish to spur more employers on to do the right thing?