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Innovation, Universities and Skills

Volume 488: debated on Friday 27 February 2009

Departmental Pay

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what bonuses were paid by his Department in 2007-08; to which members of staff; and for what purposes.

[Official Report, 11 December 2008, Vol. 485, c. 283W.]

Letter of correction from Sion Simon:

An error has been identified in the answer given to the right hon. and learned Member for Devizes (Mr. Ancram) on 11 December 2008. The percentage given in the answer was incorrect.

The correct information is as follows: (240786)

Non-consolidated bonuses paid in the Department were paid to 25 per cent. of all staff in 2007/08. Bonuses are judged on delivery of agreed objectives and behaviours.