So-called National Minimum Wage fails the fairness test

Today I took part in a Chamber debate on the UK Government's so-called National Living Wage. This Government has failed to deliver fairness to our young people and apprentices and has failed to adequately provide funding to support the introduction in areas such as the care sector. Listen to my contribution by clicking on the image below:  
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Dramatic figures showing impact of Chancellors budget on local families

Figures sourced from the House of Commons Library by Alex Salmond MP show that thousands of Scotland’s working families with children are due to lose out by up to £1,000 per year thanks to the Chancellor’s budget. In total 346,000 children across Scotland are in families set to lose out from the proposed cuts to tax credits. The reduction to child tax credit and working tax cre...
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