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National minimum wage: interim government evidence for the Low Pay Commission Spring 2016 report

Sets out the government’s interim economic and non-economic evidence to the Low Pay Commission (LPC) on national minimum wage (NMW) policy.

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This document sets out the government’s interim economic and non-economic evidence to the Low Pay Commission (LPC) on national minimum wage (NMW) policy issues.

It provides evidence on issues relevant to the LPC’s task of monitoring, evaluating and reviewing the NMW and its impact and making recommendations. It covers the UK economy, evidence on pay, the labour market and the youth labour market.

Published 12 October 2015
Last updated 7 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated document to remove reference to a Employment Tribunal case that did not happen and delete reference to BIS relaxing criteria for prosecutions (paragraghs 156 and 157).
  2. Updated document to reflect changed start date of the National Living Wage to 1 April 2016.
  3. First published.