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Departmental Pay

Volume 493: debated on Monday 8 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what expenditure his Department has incurred in administering its bonus scheme for staff in each financial year since 2005-06. (277913)

The performance award arrangements for staff in the Ministry of Defence are part of the continuous performance management process between managers and staff throughout the year. Although the culmination of the performance management process may result in a performance payment being made, the expenditure on the various constituents of the process which contribute towards the final payment of the award could be provided only at disproportionate cost.