We encourage employers to pay above the national minimum wage when they are profitable and when it's not at expense of jobs, which is what the Low Pay Commission takes into consideration when it sets the National Minimum Wage.
Despite being in tough times, this Government is doing absolutely everything it can to help people on low pay with the cost of living.
That's why we're taking two million people out of tax altogether, cutting income tax for those on low incomes and freezing council tax.
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Gusts of up to 70mph have been battering parts of Wales overnight and this morning, causing traffic problems in some areas.
Met office Yellow 'Be Aware' Warning of strong winds
After a dry end to the day, there'll be a few showers this evening Winds getting stronger overnight.