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Departmental Pay

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales pursuant to the answer of 26 November 2009, Official Report, columns 282-83W, on departmental pay, how many and what proportion of staff of his Department received (a) an annual performance bonus and (b) an in-year bonus in 2008-09; and who was responsible for awarding such bonuses. (313132)

In 2008-09:

(a) Five members comprising 9 per cent. of the total Wales Office staff total, each received an annual performance bonus. They were awarded by the Ministry of Justice in recognition of outstanding performance in compliance with the MOJ pay related performance system.

(b) Nil staff received in-year bonuses during that period.