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Departmental Recruitment

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which were the three most expensive appointments in relation to recruitment advertising in each of the last three years; and how much was spent in each case. (225472)

The three most expensive appointments in relation to recruitment advertising in the last two financial years are set out in the following table:

£

2006-07

Permanent secretary

57,000.00

Administrative officers (25 vacancies)

21,054.00

Sport communications co-ordinator

5,000.00

2007-08

The Head of Communications, Government Olympic Executive

30,069.00

Director general, Government Olympic Executive

87,395.00

Finance and Programme director, Government Olympic Executive

63,271.00

The recruitment related costs for the period 2005-06 can be obtained only at disproportionate cost.