HC Deb 14 December 2000 vol 359 c247W
21. Helen Jackson

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the impact of the minimum wage on average earnings. [141856]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The Government have asked the Low Pay Commission to follow up its February 2000 report by further monitoring and evaluating the impact of the National Minimum Wage, and to make recommendations. It will report by 2001.