Independent report

Letter to Vince Cable on the National Minimum Wage

The Low Pay Commission Chair, David Norgrove responds to Vince Cable on the 2014 wage rates and future path of the National Minimum Wage.


Letter to Vince Cable on the National Minimum Wage

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The letter gives a brief insight into the views of the Low Pay Commission and our response to government.

The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills asked us to consider the conditions that would need to be in place to allow faster increases in the minimum wage taking account of the impact on employment levels and the labour market.

Further information can be found in The Future Path of the National Minimum Wage 2014 and in the National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission report 2014.

Published 26 February 2014