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Driving Standards Agency: Pay

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport 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 Driving Standards Agency in each of the last five years. (280617)

Bonus payments to (a) directors are managed by the Department for Transport (Central Department). I refer the hon. Member to our answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, columns 1567-68W.

A comprehensive breakdown of (b) senior managers, (c) specialist and delivery managers and (d) executive support and administration staff in the Driving Standards Agency can be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, total figures for each of the last five financial years are as following:

Financial year

Pay bands 1-7 (£)

2003-04

1,138,579

2004-05

320,809

2005-06

692,107

2006-07

1,180,160

2007-08

672,714