Diplomatic Service: Pay

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the salary band is of a grade one locally engaged commercial officer.

Photo of Meg Munn Meg Munn Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Salaries for local staff, including grade one commercial officers, are governed by HM Treasury rules. These determine that salaries are set at levels sufficient to recruit, retain and motivate, with respect to market forces in the country in which they are employed.

This information is not held centrally and would incur disproportionate cost to collate.

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