Before the morning is out on day one of a new government, it should set up wage councils
to raise the pay of the men and women of our country.
Based on data at the directorate general of industrial relation development and workers social security, only 14 of the country's 34 provinces have announced UMP, whereas all provincial wage councils
already submitted wage recommendations to the governors.
Even Margaret Thatcher, who set about dismantling Britain's other wage councils
, accepted that rural workers needed unique protection.
7d a week, which was protected by the Wage Councils
- the same Wage Councils
the Tories abolished in 1993.