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Committee on Climate Change

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what remuneration his Department provides for the (a) Chair and (b) Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change; what the contracted hours of work of the Chairman are; and if he will make a statement. (284494)

[holding answer 6 July 2009]: The chair of the Committee on Climate Change involves an average time commitment of approximately four days per month with a payment of £1,000 a day.

The chief executive’s current salary is £85,000 plus a bonus of between 10-20 per cent. of salary subject to performance targets being exceeded.