Ministry of Justice: Living Wage

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 2nd March 2018.

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To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will take steps to ensure that (a) his Department and (b) all companies delivering services outsourced by his Department are Living Wage employers, as recognised by the Living Wage Foundation.

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In line with the Government’s commitment given in the budget, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) will continue to ensure staff are paid at or above the statutory National Living Wage which is currently £7.50 per hour.

All companies delivering outsourced services to the MoJ are obligated to comply with legislation and as a minimum, pay the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage. The rates of pay for employees of outsourced service providers are determined by and a matter for those companies.

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