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Northern Ireland Office: Bonuses

Volume 706: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration was given to the current financial position before bonuses were agreed for officials in the Northern Ireland Office. [HL176]

Bonuses in the Northern Ireland office were paid within the budgets arising from successive spending review settlements.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they propose to pay bonuses to staff in the Northern Ireland Office in the next financial year. [HL207]

Bonuses in the Northern Ireland office are paid for from the budgets arising from successive spending review settlements. As the bonus system forms an element of the pay settlement for staff, provision has been made for payment of bonuses in the next financial year.