Low Pay Commission visit programme for 2017

07 February 2017

Evidence from stakeholders, both written and oral, is a vital part of the Low Pay Commission’s (LPC) process for recommending rates of the National Minimum Wage(s) and National Living Wage. The LPC has released the dates of their consultation, oral evidence sessions and visits programme for 2017.

You can find copies of the LPC Autumn 2016 report and summary report on the impact of the National Living Wage so far along with the slides used at the autumn 2016 launch event.


2017 Written and oral evidence timetable

The overall timetable will be similar to 2016 and will see the LPC open the written consultation at the very beginning of April with a deadline of Friday 7 July. 


Visits Programme

LPC will be visiting the following areas in 2017 (visits began with Margate on 2 February):

  • Leeds - 26-27 April                        
  • Glasgow and East Renfrewshire - 31 May-1 June                  
  • Belfast - 14-15 June                        
  • Newport and Gwent - 5-6 July                              
  • Melton & East Northamptonshire - 9-10 August