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The minimum wage will rise to £5.73 from October, the Prime Minister announced to Labour cheers in the Commons today.

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Minimum wage rises to &pound;5.05 an hour

The adult national minimum wage is to rise from £4.85 an hour to £5.05 from October and £5.35 in 2006, Prime Minister Tony Blair announced today.

Brown to raise minimum wage above &Acirc;&pound;5 barrier

Gordon Brown will announce that the minimum wage is to rise above the symbolic £5 mark for the first time in a Budget expected to launch Labour's election campaign.

Under-18s to get minimum wage

Workers under the age of 18 will receive the national minimum wage for the first time, while the rate for adults is expected to rise to more than £5 an hour next year.

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