Introduction of the National Living Wage debated
24 March 2016
On Monday 18 April MPs took part in a debate on a motion relating to the Introduction of the National Living Wage and related changes to employee contracts. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Siobhain Mcdonagh on 15 March.
This debate was opened by Siobhain Mcdonagh, Labour MP for Mitcham and Morden.
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Text of the motion
'That this House agrees with the Chancellor of the Exchequer that Britain deserves a pay rise and commends his introduction of the national living wage; notes, however, that some employers are cutting overall remuneration packages to offset the cost of its introduction, leaving thousands of low-paid employees significantly worse off; and calls, therefore, on the Government to guarantee that no worker will be worse off as a result of the introduction of the national living wage.'
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