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Certification Officer: Pay

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many people employed by the Office of the Certification Officer had salaries between (a) £20,000 to £30,000, (b) £30,000 to £40,000, (c) £40,000 to £50,000, (d) £50,000 to £60,000, (e) £60,000 to £70,000, (f) £70,000 to £80,000, (g) £80,000 to £90,000, (h) £90,000 to £100,000, (i) £100,000 to £110,000, (j) £110,000 to £120,000, (k) £120,000 to £130,000, (l) £130,000 to £140,000, (m) £140,000 to £150,000, (n) £150,000 to £160,000, (o) £160,000 to £170,000, (p) £170,000 to £180,000, (q) £180,000 to £190,000, (r) £190,000 to £200,000 and (s) over £200,000 in each year since it was established; and what the (i) mean and (ii) median salary of employees was in each such year. (198496)

The Certification Office has provided the following details dating back to financial year 2001-02. They do not contain information relating to the Certification Officer himself because he is an office holder. Details of his remuneration are published each year in his annual report.

The Certification Office was established in 1975. It is not possible to provide details for the period 1975 to 2000-01 without incurring disproportionate cost.

£20,000-£30,000

£30,001-£40,000

£40,001-£50,000

£50,001 +

2001-02

6

1

1

0

2002-03

5

2

1

0

2003-04

3

3

1

0

2004-05

3

5

1

0

2005-06

3

5

1

0

2006-07

3

5

1

0

2007-08

3

4

2

0

Median

Mean

2001-02

26,872

26,402

2002-03

27,997

27,905

2003-04

26,983

26,670

2004-05

32,158

29,526

2005-06

25,633

25,699

2006-07

26,282

27,068

2007-08

33,873

31,423