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High Speed Two: Pay

Department for Transport written question – answered on 20th July 2017.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the (a) range of salaries of HS2 Ltd personnel and (b) increases in those salaries in each of the last three years.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The department holds details of the pay grading system for direct employees of HS2 Ltd. This grading system operates on a banded basis, which ranges from band 9 to band 25.

In 2015 a flat rate increase of 2% was administered to all eligible employees. Since 2016 pay increases have been awarded through ‘Performance Related Pay Progression process’. For both 2016 and 2017 the median increase issued to eligible employees was 2 per cent.

As per High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd Remuneration Committee terms of reference, the remuneration of Executive Directors and senior direct reports to the CEO are determined by the committee.

The Pay Bands up to pay band 23 are listed below - HS2 Ltd senior salaries over £150,000 per annum are published annually by the Cabinet Office here: www.gov.uk/government/publications/senior-officials-high-earners-salaries

Central London Pay Ranges

Level Min Max

19 £63,050 £94,550

18 £53,850 £80,800

17 £43,750 £65,600

16 £39,250 £58,900

15 £36,550 £54,900

14 £33,850 £50,800

13 £28,400 £42,600

12 £25,050 £37,600

11 £23,400 £35,150

10 £21,600 £32,450

9 £16,500 £24,800

Regional Pay Ranges

Level Min Max

19 £54,500 £81,750

18 £47,450 £71,150

17 £40,750 £61,150

16 £36,300 £54,450

15 £32,600 £48,900

14 £30,150 £45,250

13 £25,250 £37,900

12 £22,300 £33,500

11 £20,900 £31,300

10 £19,300 £28,950

9 £15,400 £23,100

Senior

Level Min Max

23 £134,500 £201,750

22 £113,550 £170,300

21 £91,000 £136,500

20 £79,300 £119,000

21 £84,300 £126,500

20 £67,464 £101,196

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