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23 April 2015

LISTEN: the Prime Minister doesn’t know how much the Living Wage is

"I don’t have the figures in my head."

By Media Mole


Listen to a clip from the interview here. Audio file: LabourList

David Cameron, during a grilling on Radio 1, was unable to answer how much the Living Wage is.

He said: “It’s different in different parts of the country… I don’t have the figures in my head.”

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For your information, the current UK Living Wage is £7.85 an hour, and the London Living Wage is £9.15 an hour.

To paraphrase the great oracle of our time, Nadine Dorries, he’s just a posh boy who doesn’t know the price of life.

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