Speeches recovered from the Conservative party’s online archive
pinning much of their hopes on rises in the minimum Wage.
But because of stealth tax rises and
hours in terrible conditions, for less than the minimum wage.
A Conservative Government will take
gives the example of a single mother earning the minimum wage for a thirty hour week, but whose income more
work in agriculture or tourism and receive the minimum wage.
They may be as badly, or worse, off
part of that total remuneration package from cash wages to pension contributions. There must be no prevarication
not include the financial cost of the national minimum wage.
As every person running a business
year, for many of you, achieving the National Minimum Wage was a pipe dream.
You could be forgiven
families rely on tax credits, Sure Start, the minimum wage......so we will keep these things and where
It's why we'll introduce tough mandatory minimum sentences for career drug dealers and career burglars
introduced the minimum wage should make people who work just 20 hours a week on the minimum wage liable to
that people working just 20 hours a week on the minimum wage now have to pay Income Tax and National Insurance
have a specific commitment.
Today, the minimum wage reaches £6.50 an hour, and before long we’ll
burdens on business began to bite. I expected the minimum wage proposal to have a more pronounced effect than
real employers want in the real world. Prisoners' wages will go towards the cost of their upkeep, the support
full time on the minimum wage a really important point there. Someone on the minimum wage working a full
fairer, to boost the Basic State Pension to the Minimum Income Guarantee level, which could still be done
continue to enjoy until New Labour implements it's minimum wage, the working time directive, the reversal of
so that there is less PC and more PCs. We will wage war against crime like no other Government in the
central authorities were involved in setting minimum wages as well as controlling rents and helped provide
only war Labour and the Liberal Democrats have waged is against the ability of the police to crack down
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