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Bonus Payments

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what criteria a civil servant in his Department must fulfil (a) to be considered for a bonus on top of their regular salary and (b) to be awarded a bonus. (101025)

At the end of the reporting year, the Line Manger will draw together evidence of performance with the Job Holder. They will then agree a Performance Category marking, based on set criteria, which will be used to inform the decision whether or not the Job Holder will qualify for a bonus in addition to their salary. Detailed guidance is issued to Line Managers and Job Holders to support this process.