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MHK wants minimum wage rise

Middle member asks DED minister for change

Workers in Douglas should not be earning less than those in Doncaster and Donegal.

That's the message from Middle MHK Bill Shimmins.

He's hoping to get assurances from Economic Development Minister, Lawrence Skelly, the Island's minimum wage will rise above that of the UK and Ireland.

Mr Shimmins says he wants to see the high cost of living reflected in the wages workers receive:

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