Departmental Pay

Transport written question – answered on 11th July 2012.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the lowest hourly rate is paid to staff by her Department; how many members of staff based outside London are paid less than £7.20 per hour; and how many members of staff based in London are paid less than £8.30 per hour.

Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

The Department for Transport consists of a central Department and 7 Executive Agencies - Highways Agency, Driver Standards Agency, Driver Vehicle & Licensing Agency, Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Vehicle & Operator Services Agency, Vehicle Certification Agency and Government Cars and Despatch Agency.

In the Department for Transport the lowest hourly rate paid to staff is £6.16; 47 employees based outside of London are paid less than £7.20 per hour and no employees based in London are paid less than £8.30 per hour.

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