Research and analysis

A Review of the Youth Rates of the National Minimum Wage

This report is the conclusion of the Low Pay Commission's two year review of the National Minimum Wage rates for under 25s.

Documents

A Review of the Youth Rates of the National Minimum Wage - Data tables

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In August 2019 the LPC’s chairman Bryan Sanderson wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy with the recommendations in this report. Read his letter here.

The report contains the evidence underpinning the LPC’s recommendation for a phased extension of the National Living Wage to workers aged 21-24. The LPC did not recommend changes to the rates for workers aged under 21.

Published 4 November 2019