Category Archives: London Living Wage

Westminster Labour promises active support to build a successful local economy

The Westminster economy is one of the most successful in Europe and a Labour Council will ensure that this success continues and that more local residents and small businesses share in the fruits of this economic success. It is vital … Continue reading

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KEY PLEDGE: Westminster Labour will fight for fairness in our communities by supporting the London Living Wage and defending the rights of our EU Citizens

If elected on May 3rd Labour will commit the council to paying the London Living Wage not only to its directly employed staff but also to any future contractors. Under Labour Westminster would seek accreditation with the Living Wage Foundation to … Continue reading

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The Labour alternative to divisive Tory budget cuts

Westminster Tories have called an extraordinary Budget Council meeting to approve their plans for the 2018/19 budget. This comes despite many of their proposals not being ready for public scrutiny and with no clarity about upcoming Government funding decisions or … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour standing up for fair pay and the London Living Wage

As part of Labour’s campaign to help give working people a fairer deal, the Westminster Labour Group have called on Westminster Council to join 15 other London local authorities and the Greater London Authority in committing to pay the London … Continue reading

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Sign the petition for Westminster Care Home staff to be paid the London Living Wage

Sign the petition for Westminster Care Home staff to be paid the London Living Wage here: http://petitions.westminster.gov.uk/livingwagecare/

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Westminster Council fails its duty of care to its care home workers

Westminster Labour Councillors are deeply concerned by news that over 40% of staff at Westminster Council’s Westmead and Carlton Dene Residential Care Homes are being paid below the London Living Wage (LLW). After raising concerns internally about this shocking state … Continue reading

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Nik Slingsby explains why he supports the Living Wage

Nik Slingsby, Labour’s Candidate for the Cities of London and Westminster explains why he supports the Living Wage: “When our London offices close for the night and the sun sets, the lights never go out. Another workday is just beginning … Continue reading

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