How Osborne’s Fake ‘Living Wage’ Could Trap Many in Poverty | Dave Prentis

Last summer George Osborne stood up in Parliament and said – echoing an argument we’ve made so many times before – that Britain needs a pay rise. We will hold him to that, because it can’t be acceptable to create a system where so many of the young are locked into poverty, where low-paid workers are told they’re earning a ‘living wage’ when they’re still unable to make ends meet, and where contractors paid for out of our taxes use government spin to justify low pay for our people.

Source: How Osborne’s Fake ‘Living Wage’ Could Trap Many in Poverty | Dave Prentis

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