A commission chaired by the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu warns spiralling living costs and stagnating wages are creating a "double squeeze" on the lowest
Millions of workers will not benefit from the economic recovery unless they're paid a living wage - according to a report.
A commission chaired by the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu warns spiralling living costs and stagnating wages are creating a "double squeeze" on the lowest paid.
The living wage sees employees paid £7.65 while the minimum wage currently stands at £6.31.
Andy Walton from the Contextual Theology Centre told Premier's News Hour he agrees with the findings:
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