16. Motion from Council – Colleagues and National Living Wage (Carried - 98.68%)

Motion This AGM notes that the National Living Wage has been introduced as a legal requirement with effect from April 2016. This AGM supports the Group’s leadership position in this area and encourages the Group to take further positive steps on colleague pay, having regard to hourly rates recommended as a living wage by the Living Wage Foundation, which reflects their vital contribution to our business and to report on progress in 2017.

Your Board response: Your Board recommends that you vote for this motion.

Your Council response: Your Council recommends that you vote for this motion.