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NMW - Low Pay Commission

Key Points

  • The Low Pay Commission is an independent body which advises the government about the national minimum wage.
  • Its function is to monitor and evaluate the impact of the minimum wage and to make recommendations, if appropriate, for changes to the rates.
  • It was given formal statutory status by National Minimum Wage Act 1998 s.8. 
  • The Low Pay Commission has offices at 6th Floor, Victoria House, Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AD 
  • It produces regular reports which it makes available on GOV.UK  

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