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2018 Consultation Process

The Low Pay Commission is an independent body, the main function of which is to advise the Government on the appropriate rate of the National Minimum Wage.

As part of its consultation process the Commission is advertising a request for submissions from all interested parties to help inform its recommendation to Government.

The closing date for receiving submissions on the national minimum wage is 12.00 noon Friday 9th February 2018.

We welcome your comments, observations and submissions which can be submitted, preferably by electronic mail,, or by post to the Low Pay Commission Secretariat, 1st Floor, Aras Mhic Diarmada, Store Street, Dublin 1. Please find below optional cover page to include with your submission:  

Submission cover page (Organisation) 

Submission cover page (Individual) 

Please note that all comments, observations and submissions received will be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2014. Consequently, when submitting material, parties should identify any information which they consider should not be released, and identify the grounds under the Act which support the non-release of the information. In general, our policy is to make responses to our consultation available on our website following the review.

We may also quote from submissions in our reports.