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Angela Rayner demands real living wage for care workers

Labour deputy leader asks Boris Johnson to recognise workers’ sacrifices in pandemic

Every one of the UK’s million-plus care workers should be paid at least the real living wage, Angela Rayner has demanded, as care homes brace for a feared resurgence of Covid-19.

Labour’s deputy leader said the government must tackle low pay in the industry as she challenged Boris Johnson to follow lockdown “warm words” with meaningful change for the sector.

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