High Speed Two

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of Dame Cheryl Gillan Dame Cheryl Gillan Conservative, Chesham and Amersham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) employees and (b) secondees have been appointed by HS2 Ltd since October 2014; and what the pay grade and salary scale of each such person is.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Since October HS2 Ltd has appointed 43 new staff.

The table below sets out the grading of 40 appointments.

In addition there were three senior appointments. Information on these is given in £5k bands.

2 appointments were in the range £185 – 190k

1 appointment was in the range £200 – 205k

HS2 Ltd has taken on 11 secondees since 1 October 2014. Salary details of these individuals are held by their parent organisation.

HS2 Grade

Number of employees

Published salary ranges

min

mid

max

10

1

£21,476

£23,623

£25,771

11

10

£24,001

£26,412

£28,813

12

5

£26,056

£28,662

£31,267

13

8

£29,462

£32,408

£35,354

14

4

£33,080

£36,388

£39,696

15

4

£35,704

£38,587

£44,629

16

4

£40,757

£44,832

£50,956

17

2

£45,915

£50,506

£59,689

19

1

£59,867

£65,854

£77,826

20

1

£65,378

£76,916

£92,299

40

TOTAL employees

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