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Departmental Pay

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies paid in end-of-year performance bonuses to (i) all staff and (ii) senior Civil Service staff in 2008-09; and how many such payments were made. (275252)

Information on non-consolidated payments is set out as follows.

Non-consolidated payments

All staff bonuses (below senior civil service) (£)

221,507

Senior civil service bonuses (£)

311,500

Number of staff awarded bonuses

225

All of these payments were made from and funded within existing pay bill controls. Payments to senior civil servants are based on recommendations for the Senior Salaries Review Body.