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Ministers: Pay

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 3 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what salary each of his Department's Ministers drew (a) in 2006-07 and (b) since July 2007. (178955)

The information regarding the salary drawn by the Department's Ministers in 2006-07 is available in the DWP Resource Accounts published in September 2007.

Annual salaries since July 2007 are as shown in the following table.

Post and name

Annual salary (£)

Secretary of State

76,904

Minister of State for Pension Reform

39,893

Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform

39,893

Minister for Disabled People and Parliamentary Under Secretary (Commons)

30,280

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for the East of England1

30,280

Parliamentary Under Secretary (Commons)

30,280

Parliamentary Under Secretary (Lords)

Unpaid

1 The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for the East of England has since moved to the Government Equalities Office.