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Department for International Trade: Pay

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 29th November 2016.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Labour, Birmingham, Hodge Hill

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the salary will be for non-executive board members in his Department.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Labour, Birmingham, Hodge Hill

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what his plans are for the number of hours worked per week by non-executive board members in his Department.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

Department for International Trade (DIT) Non-Executive Board Members are offered a fee of £15,000 per annum in line with the Non-Executive Directors of the Bank of England. Lead Non-Executives and the Chairs of the Audit and Risk Committee are offered a further £5,000 per annum. Claimed fees are included within the annual departmental accounts, in accordance with the Government Financial Reporting Manual. The Chair of UK Export Finance Board sits on the DIT Departmental Board in an ex-officio capacity and is subject to separate arrangements with UK Export Finance.

In the course of their duties, DIT Non-Executive Board Members will be expected to prepare for and attend Departmental Board Meetings, of which there will be ten per year, and work outside of these to continue scrutinising and supporting the Department’s work. They will sit on other committees around the Department and will contribute to wider cross-Government working.

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