FOI release

Trade unions: payments, subscriptions and staff duties

Information about the Low Pay Commission's payments and subscriptions to trade unions, and its staff's trade union duties.


Trade unions: payments, subscriptions and staff duties

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


This response to an FOI request explains that the Low Pay Commission (LPC) did not make any payments to trade unions, or provide staff time to work on trade union duties, between 2011 and 2013. It also states that the LPC does not have access to information about trade union subscriptions.

Published 8 August 2013