A living wage would be damaging for the young and unskilled

Ryan Bourne appears on BBC Radio 4's Sunday programme

Ryan Bourne appeared on Radio 4's Sunday programme to discuss the living wage. He argued that a compulsory living wage is in defiance of economic realities.

If all firms were made to pay a living wage it would have damaging results on young and unskilled people who may find themselves frozen out of the labour market.

Listen here. Segment starts around 29:00.

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