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Departmental Pay

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport whether there is a business plan for the flexible benefits project in his central Department. (297135)

The strategy for introducing the flexible benefits programme is based on existing HMRC approved schemes in support of government policy and outcomes on, for example, wellbeing and the environment. A project plan is in place governing the delivery of the programme.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport when the last equal pay review for each of his Department's bargaining units was conducted. (297136)

The last equal pay review conducted for each of the Department for Transport's bargaining units is shown in the following table.

Bargaining unit

Last equal pay review

Department for Transport (Centre)

September 2006

Driver Vehicle and Licensing Agency

July 2006

Highways Agency

July 2005

Vehicle and Operator Services Agency

July 2008

Government Car and Despatch Agency

April 2007

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

October 2009

Vehicle Certification Agency

July 2009

Driver Standards Agency

May 2009