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Departmental Pay

Justice written question – answered on 24th January 2011.

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Photo of Gemma Doyle Gemma Doyle Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the (a) total cost to his Department of expenditure on salaries and (b) average cost of such expenditure in respect of staff employed on fixed term contracts in his Department was in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Kenneth Clarke Kenneth Clarke The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

In the financial year 2009-10 the Ministry of Justice spend £2,743,368,000 on staff salaries. This figure is published on page 92 of the Ministry of Justice Resource Accounts 2009-10 and can be found at the following link:

http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/docs/moj-resource-accounts-2010.pdf

With regard to the question about the average cost in respect of fixed term staff, this information is not held centrally and it would incur disproportionate cost to produce such a figure. Information on staff salaries and staff employment status are not held on the same database. It would be necessary identify each staff member on a fixed contract and find their salary in order to generate an average.

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