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ROYAL PALACE CLEANERS AND THE LONDON LIVING WAGE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1696: tabled on 31 March 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Royal Family currently receive 30 million annually from the public purse, in part for the cleaning of the occupied Royal Palaces which include Buckingham Palace, St James' Palace and Buckingham Palace Mews; further notes that two cleaning companies, KGB and Greenzone, contracted to clean the occupied Royal Palaces pay cleaners 6.45 an hour, significantlyless than the London Living Wage of 7.85, endorsed by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and now paid to cleaners working on the Parliamentary estate after a concerted campaign supported by hon. Members and trade unions; and calls on the Royal Household to commit to ensuring that the companies contracted to clean the occupied Royal Palaces pay their cleaning staff the London Living Wage.