Living wage is a blunt instrument

Mark Littlewood appears on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme

Mark Littlewood appeared on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme to discuss minimum wage and living costs.

According to the Resolution Foundation, a fifth of all employees now earn below the living wage, the rate deemed necessary for a basic standard of living. Mark Littlewood said: "We need to look at income 'in the round', rather than just assuming we need to push up wage rates, why don't we try and lower living costs."

Listen to the full programme here.

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