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Labour leader Ed Miliband will today meet with leaders of Labour local authorities across Britain who are implementing the Living Wage and discuss the next steps of the campaign.
His speech is aimed at five million people who he says "aren't earning the living wage":
"People who got up early this morning, spent hours getting to work - who are putting in all the effort they can - but who often don't get paid enough to look after their families, to heat their homes, feed their kids, care for elderly relatives and plan for the future."
The Labour party's support of the living wage campaign is an effort to stamp out in-work poverty, says David Miliband MP.
Writing in the Observer with UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis, Miliband says:
Plans to deliver a "living wage" of £7.20 per hour are at the heart of put Labour's bid to return to government, says Ed Miliband.
In an interview with the Independent on Sunday, Mr Miliband said: "You go out, slog your guts out...you deserve a decent wage if the company can afford it.
"We've got a growth crisis in Britain but we've also got a living standards crisis, because the proceeds of economic growth are not being fairly distributed any more.
"This is the next step for One Nation, because One Nation is about everybody having a stake in society. It is about prosperity being fairly shared.
"It is about giving people a proper stake in the future of the country."