» Thursday, February 24, 2005

Press Conference/Minimum Wage announcement

The Prime Minister’s Official Spokesman (PMOS) informed journalists that the Prime Minister, along with Patricia Hewitt and Adair Turner of the Low Pay Commission, would announce the Government’s response to the Commissioner’s proposal on the National Minimum Wage at his press conference tomorrow morning. Simultaneously, in Edinburgh, Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling would do the same, and Peter Hain would make a speech in Cardiff at the same time. In Belfast, John Spellar would do the same.

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  1. my senior work colleagues son is about to get a job, and she would like in writing the absolute minumum pay wage per hour that he could recieve, in order to prevent him from working slave labour. the son is 16 years of age. please could you email me the minumum pay wage so he may present it to an possible employer if they intend on starting him on a ridiculous pay wage such as \xA32.50 an hour. thank you for reading this email, and i look forward to seeing your reply.

    Comment by katy mullan — 16 Jul 2005 on 12:35 pm | Link
  2. Information on the National Minimum Wage can be found on the Department of Trade and Industry website:


    Comment by Lee Butcher — 16 Jul 2005 on 2:32 pm | Link

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