Who will hold the living wage twats to account?

So, the personal allowance is to rise to £10k.

This means that the Living Wage should fall. For the Living Wage is a pre-tax wage: obviously, if taxes fall on such low wages then the amount that is needed to live that decent life also falls.

Hands up everyone who thinks that they will lower that Living Wage then?

Quite.

5 thoughts on “Who will hold the living wage twats to account?”

  1. That’s part of the problem when you then tell them that benefits have risen. Because there are no hard and fast facts to say that benefits have risen by x% or

  2. Ironic that the UK’s leading campaigner for tax justice, Richard Murphy, may just have been caught by an anti avoidance measure which will increase his tax bill dramatically. Fingers crossed he’s considered an employee of Tax Research LLP rather than a partner.

  3. “Hands up everyone who thinks that they will lower that Living Wage then?”

    By my count the vote went 30-3.

  4. By my count the vote went 30-3.

    Mine too. Although halfway through the ballot period, when we stopped for a rest, it was a lot closer. Only when everyone reconvened was the contest shown to be incredibly one-sided.

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