Equal Pay: Government Departments

House of Lords written question – answered on 19th May 2009.

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Photo of Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lester of Herne Hill Spokesperson for Women and Equality

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there is a gender pay gap in the Department for Transport; if so, what is the percentage difference; and what are the reasons for the difference.

Photo of Lord Adonis Lord Adonis Minister of State, Department for Transport, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Details of the gender pay gap can be found at the Civil Service Statistics (Table 27) on the following website at www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_labour/CivilService_tables_2008.xls.

These gaps are caused by the varying gender distribution within the grades in the Department for Transport.

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