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Animal Health: Pay

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much was paid in bonuses to (a) directors, (b) senior managers, (c) specialist and delivery managers and (d) executive support and administration staff in the Animal Health Agency in each of the last five years. (280608)

The following table details how much was paid in bonuses to (a) directors, (b) senior managers, (c) specialist and delivery managers and (d) executive support and administration staff in the Animal Health Agency.

Data are for the last three years only, reflecting whole financial years that Animal Health has been a separate financial entity from DEFRA.

£

Group1

Bonus type

Type total2

Group total3

Annual total

Grand total

2008

Directors

Special

3,704.00

Annual

53,500.00

57,204.00

Senior managers

Special

62,929.00

Annual

2,850.48

65,779.48

Specialist and delivery managers

Special

94,279.00

Annual

2,341.51

96,620.51

Executive support and admin staff

Special

124,144.00

Annual

7,149.08

131,293.08

350,897.07

2007

Directors

Special

44,000.00

Annual

44,000.00

Senior managers

Special

50,148.00

Annual

1,971.42

52,119.42

Specialist and delivery managers

Special

98,445.00

Annual

2,200.02

100,645.02

Executive support and admin staff

Special

135,841.00

Annual

9,528.57

145,369.57

342,134.01

2006

Directors

Special

33,000.00

Annual

33,000.00

Senior managers

Special

51,738.00

Annual

2,900.00

54,638.00

Specialist and delivery managers

Special

79,511.00

Annual

24,625.00

104,136.00

Executive support and admin staff

Special

114,235.00

Annual

26,995.00

141,230.00

333,004.00

1,026,035.08

1 The standard grades have been categorised into these groups as follows: Directors: Senior civil service. Senior managers: Grade 6, Grade 7, senior executive officer, regional operations director. Specialist and delivery managers: Veterinary officer, senior animal health officer, animal health officer, regional field manager, technical team leader, regional veterinary leader, veterinary team leader, egg marketing inspector, regional egg marketing inspector. Executive support and admin staff: Regional resilience manager, regional administration manager, higher executive officer, executive officer, administrative officer, administrative assistant, personal secretary, Pay band 2.0 Department of Environment and Transport (DETR), Pay band 5.3 DETR, Support Grade Band 1 2 Data are based on the current staff listings. The figures do not include any staff paid bonuses in the last three years who are no longer with the agency. 3 Data are based on the individual's current grade. Anyone who has been promoted in the last three years will be shown at their current grade, not at the grade they were when the bonus was received.