Include young workers aged 18-24 in the Government's National Living Wage
The National Living Wage only applies to workers aged 25+, meaning those aged 18-21 can be paid 26% less for the same work and those aged 21-24 nearly 7% less.
It also goes against the UK electorate. A Survation poll in September 2015 shows 66% of voters believe the NLW should apply to under-25s.
The statistics that those aged 18-21 can be paid 26% less for the same work as over 25s and those aged 21-24 nearly 7% less are worked out by calculating the percentage difference between the NLW and current NMW pay levels. Current NMW levels: 18-21(£5.30ph) and 21-24 (£6.70ph)
Link to the poll by Survation: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/09/26/poll-under-25s-should-be-given-national-living-wage_n_8194992.html
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