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Departmental Pay

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many senior civil servants in his Department are paid an annual salary of more than £64,766. (284329)

28 members of the senior civil service working within the Northern Ireland Office received a salary in excess of £64,766 in the financial year 2008-09.

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many senior civil servants in his Department who received an annual salary of more than £63,291 in financial year 2008-09 were paid a bonus; and how much bonus was paid in each case. (284330)

26 members of the senior civil service working in the Northern Ireland Office and receiving a salary in excess of £63,291 in the financial year 2008-09 were awarded non-consolidated performance payments in line with the Government's response to the independent Senior Salaries Review Body. These payments ranged between £4,000 and £18,000.