Consultation outcome

National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: 2016 evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2016 Report contains the outcome of this consultation. It examines the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage, and make recommendations to the government on the rates to apply from April 2017.

Original consultation


Seeking evidence to inform the Low Pay Commission's report on the path of the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage rates.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

This consultation is relevant to organisations and individuals that are affected by the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage rates, for example:

  • employees on low wages
  • employers of low-paid workers, particularly those in low-paying sectors such as retail, hospitality, social care, cleaning and hairdressing
  • young people and apprentices
  • representative bodies of the above groups
  • other organisations such as charities and voluntary organisations with an interest in the National Minimum Wage training providers


Low Pay Commission consultation letter 2016

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Published 13 April 2016
Last updated 20 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Consultation outcome updated.
  2. Update to figures in table on page 5 of the attachment.
  3. First published.