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Departmental Pay

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make it his policy that temporary and permanent employees of his Department employed at the same grade receive the same hourly rate of pay. (248419)

I refer the hon. Member to my answer of 18 December 2008, Official Report, columns 1004-05W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much has been spent by his Department on staff reward and recognition schemes in each of the last three years. (248704)

In total £14,070 has been spent within the Department for Transport on staff reward and recognition schemes. This is broken down per year as follows:

£

2006-07

6,262

2007-08

6,433

2008-09 (to date)

1,375