HC Deb 21 January 2004 vol 416 cc1242-3W
10. Mr. Caton

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what assessment he has made of the impact of the national minimum wage in Wales. [148360]

Mr. Hain

Around 60,000 people in Wales stood to benefit from the introduction of the National Minimum Wage in April 1999 and for the increases since.