As part of his acceptance speech at the local election count last month, Tony Newman suggested within the council’s powers, they do just that. The new council wants to create “a living wage borough, not just a living wage council”. Michael Swadling writes in the Croydon Citizen about the folly of this plan. https://thecroydoncitizen.com/economics-business/priced-croydon-job-market/
Comments on the Facebook post give an interesting insight into the lack of awareness of the downside of minimum wage policies.