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HM Courts Service: Pay

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what financial settlement was reached with the former Chief Executive of HM Courts Service at the end of his tenure. (258243)

Details of the financial settlement reached with the former chief executive, HM Courts Service is available in the public domain as detailed in the Ministry of Justice’s resource account 2007-08.

Sir Ron De Witt left the Department on 14 December 2007. He received a lump sum compensation payment upon the date of his departure of £405,000-£410,000. This included a special severance payment of £130,000-135,000.