Department for Transport: Pay

Department for Transport written question – answered on 3rd November 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was paid in (a) year-end and (b) in-year bonuses to officials of his Department in each of the last three years.

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

The amount paid in (a) year-end and (b) in-year bonuses to officials in the Department for Transport in each of the last three years is published on our website at the following links:

Non-consolidated performance related pay is only paid to reward excellence, for example to recognise and incentivise those responsible for delivering high quality public services and savings to the taxpayer. These one-off payments are not pensionable. Since 2010-11 the Government has restricted awards for senior civil servants to the top 25% of performers (from 65% in previous years), saving around £15 million overall.

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