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Civil Service: Pay

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport with reference to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, column 1568W, on departmental senior civil servants, who is responsible for determining the overall monetary value of bonuses paid to members of the Senior Civil Service in his Department. (242298)

[holding answer 10 December 2008]: The total value of bonuses that the Department for Transport may pay to senior civil servants is set by the Government. Individual bonuses within that value, and in accordance with other centrally determined criteria, are determined by the Department's senior civil service remuneration committee.