Publication scheme

This publication scheme specifies the categories of information that the department and its agencies regularly publish and explains how to get that information.

You can find specific documents for this department using the publication search.

If the information you want is not routinely published, you can make a request for it.

You can also search through previous responses to freedom of information requests.

Who we are and what we do

The information published within this category covers our organisational details, structures, locations and contacts. This includes:

What we spend and how we spend it

In this category, we regularly publish financial information about projected and actual income, expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audits. This includes:

What our priorities are and how we are doing

This category covers departmental strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews, including:

Lists and registers

In this category, we publish details of the department’s public registers, asset registers and disclosure logs, including:

The services we offer

We produce the National Minimum Wage annual reports. We also publish our news and speeches.

What we don’t publish

We generally don’t publish information that is:

  • protected from disclosure
  • in draft form
  • no longer readily available

Archived information

Archived information previously on our website is available from the National Archives website.

Freedom of information

If you can’t find the information you need on this site, you can make a Freedom of information (FOI) request. Please be specific about the information you want, as this will help us find it for you.

Freedom of Information requests

Secretariat team
Low Pay Commission
8th Floor
Fleetbank House
2-6 Salisbury Square

Alternatives formats and languages

We do not routinely publish documents in languages other than English. However, at our discretion and subject to demand, information listed in the publication scheme can be made available in other languages or formats, including braille, textphone, audio cassette, CD or large print.

Different copyright restrictions apply to individual documents listed within this publication scheme.

Those that are available free of charge may be printed off or downloaded for private research, study, or in-house use only. If you copy or reproduce them, please ensure that:

  • the material is reproduced accurately and not in a misleading context
  • the status of the material is identified
  • the source of the material acknowledged

Printed publications that are marked as having ‘Crown Copyright’ and are priced cannot be copied or reproduced without permission. Permission to do so must be obtained from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. Further information can be found on the Office of Public Sector Information’s website.

Feedback and complaints about the scheme

Please get in touch if you have an enquiry, comment or complaint about the scheme.