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Mr. Johnston McNeil

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much was paid to the former Chief Executive of the Rural Payments Agency Mr. Johnston McNeil whilst he was on sick leave during 2006. (110145)

The departmental sick pay arrangements are designed to ensure that when staff are unwell they do not need to worry about the immediate financial impact of their illness. The former Chief Executive of the Rural Payments Agency received his normal salary for any periods of sick leave taken during 2006. The former Chief Executive was signed off for a two-week period during November 2006.