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£15 an hour minimum wage campaign

EDM (Early Day Motion) 522: tabled on 18 October 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Labour Party conference delegates for committing to support the policy of a £15 an hour minimum wage; notes that 14.5 million people in the country are living in poverty, the vast majority of whom are in working households; further notes that 5.5 million workers in the country are paid below the living wage including a third of key workers; believes that it is not possible to level up across the country without a significant increase in the pay, terms and conditions of workers; further believes that increasing the minimum wage to £15 an hour will lift huge numbers of working people out of poverty and create an environment for small businesses to thrive; and calls on the House to implement the Labour Party policy of a £15 an hour minimum wage.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.