George Osborne at a manufacturing centre in Coventry
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Osborne wants above-inflation minimum wage rise

George Osborne has said that he is now in favour of an above-inflation rise in the minimum wage.

Speaking exclusively to the BBC, the Chancellor says that the economic recovery means the country can afford a rise.

He is recommending an increase to the Low Pay Commission, which advises the government on what the rate should be.

The BBC's Political Editor Nick Robinson reports.

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