The minimum wage is harming the job prospects of youngsters

Mark Littlewood speaks to BBC 2's The Daily Politics

Discussing internships on BBC 2's The Daily Politics, Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says that the minimum wage helps children of affluent parents because they are the only ones who can afford to work for free. Internships are an important way to get on the jobs ladder, but the minimum wage precludes firms paying something to help young people get by.

Watch here (starts at 33:14).

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