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Departmental Pay

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many full-time equivalent civil servants working in (a) his Department and (b) its agencies outside London earn a consolidated salary of less than (i) £15,000, (ii) £16,000, (iii) £18,000, (iv) £20,000 and (v) £25,000, excluding bonuses. (283687)

The number of full-time equivalent civil servants working in the Department for Transport earning less than £25,000 excluding bonuses is shown in the following table:

Number

£15,000

490

£16,000

1,697

£18,000

4,210

£20,000

2,027

£25,000

3,586

The number of full-time equivalent civil servants working in the Department for Transport agencies earning less than £25,000 excluding bonuses is shown in the following table:

Number

£15,000

490

£16,000

1,697

£18,000

4,205

£20,000

2,010

£25,000

3,522

These salaries are based on 1 June 2009.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what percentage of (a) white and (b) non-white staff of his Department of each (i) grade and (ii) pay band have received the highest performance marking in each reporting year since the inception of Department for Transport (central). (283688)

The Department for Transport (central Department) recorded the following proportion of staff who received the highest marking in their annual appraisal in each year since formation:

percentage

Ethnic minority

White

2007-08

20.2

30.0

2006-07

19.9

30.0

2005-06

10.0

27.0

2004-05

20.0

27.0

2003-04

14.4

29.6

2002-03

14.3

26.6

Pay band breakdown for 2006-07 and 2007-08 is available via our external website. Previous years pay band breakdown is available only at disproportionate cost.