Communities and Local Government
Priti Patel (Witham, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much was paid to officials in his Department and its non-departmental public bodies in (a) bonuses, (b) allowances and (c) other payments additional to basic salary in each of the last two years for which figures are available; what categories of payment may be made to officials in addition to basic salary; what the monetary value is of each category of payment; and what the monetary value was of the 20 largest such payments made in each of the last two years.
Bob Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst, Conservative)
The information requested has been placed in the Library of the House.
Ministers believe there is a strong case to reform the remuneration arrangements that we have inherited from the previous Administration. We have strengthened the pay governance arrangements across the Department and its arm’s length bodies, with a view to ensuring the arrangements represent value for taxpayers' money and will command public confidence in the future.