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'Absolutely vital' for minimum wage to reach living wage - Treasury Minister

Dr Allinson discusses planned rise

The Treasury Minister says it's 'absolutely vital' that the Island's minimum wage reaches the same level as the calculated living wage.

Dr Alex Allinson has echoed the words of Enterprise Minister Lawrie Hooper after the announcement of a planned rise in the minimum wage to £10.75.

The living wage is currently calculated at £11.05.

Dr Allinson says it's important that the 30p gap is bridged:

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