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Departments: Pay

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 11 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the payscale is of (a) civil servants and (b) those employed on a contractual basis in his Department’s Commercial Directorate. (148832)

Civil Servants in the Department are employed on the pay scale listed as follows.

National pay rates

£

Minimum

Maximum

Administrative Officer

14,826

119,449

Executive Officer

18,519

128,112

Higher Executive Officer

23,721

32,627

Senior Executive Officer

29,298

141,991

Grade 7

39,695

156,543

Grade 6

50,014

68,410

1 2007-08

The pay ranges and target rates for senior civil servants as at 1 April 2007 are as follows:

£

Pay band

Minimum

Progression target rate/salary band mid-point

Recruitment and performance ceiling

1

56,100

78,540

116,000

2

81,600

1120,800

160,000

3

99,960

1152,480

205,000

1 2007-08

The Commercial Directorate does not employ contractors but does commission services from a range of organisations. Those services are subject to the bandings listed as follows:

Commercial directorate contractor bandings

Level

1

Director/Partner

£950 to £1,500

2

Managing Consultant

£750 to £950

3

Senior Consultant

£550 to £750

4

Consultant

£400 to £550

5

Junior Consultant

£250 to £400