Background file the living wage campaignPresentation Transcript
.... In May 2004, Ken Livingstone, London’s First Mayor agrees to champion the Living Wage at London Citizens Mayoral Accountability Assembly in Westminster Central Hall.
In 2008 – April, Boris Johnson agrees to champion Living Wage at the London Citizens Mayoral Assembly.
... October 2008, London Citizens act outside Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Treasury. A few weeks later Ed Balls promises to pay a Living Wage to those working for the DCSF and contracted staff.
... October 2009, Trick or Treat. London Citizens act again at the Department for Work and Pensions and the Treasury. But this time they visited DCSF to thank them for paying the Living Wage.
So far ‘Living Wage’ has over 100 Accredited Living Wage Employers including;