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Matthew Pennycook

Matthew Pennycook is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation.

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Keep the living wage alive

Kayte Lawton, Matthew Pennycook

More needs to be done to raise the living standards of Britain’s five million low-paid workers. Yet so far, rather than addressing the problem of low pay directly, policy responses – whether it is Labour’s pledge to reintroduce a 10p tax rate or the coalition’s flagship policy of raising the personal allowance – have centred…