According to Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett, “Salford Labour’s commitment to our staff at the council that we have prioritized terms and conditions, pay and staff retention through the worst years of central government funding cuts.
— Salford CVS (@SalfordCVS) 7 November 2018
Although Salford got lucky, the majority of areas in the North West may be considering moving to the city as new statistics show that workers across the North West have lost £14,000 in wages since 2008.
Salford City Council is a Living Wage employer and are committed to paying all of their staff a wage they can survive on.
Projects like MediaCityUK have massively impacted Salford after BBC bosses chose to move their base to the site and new additions such as The Botanist and The Alchemist are impacting profits for Salford on the whole.