Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Performance Related Pay

Department for Transport written question – answered on 11th September 2017.

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Photo of Jacob Rees-Mogg Jacob Rees-Mogg Conservative, North East Somerset

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the change in the level of bonuses paid to senior employees in the DVLA has been from 2012 to 2017; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Pay and remuneration for senior civil servants in the Department are agreed through the central Department, including for staff in the Executive Agencies, such as DVLA.

Departments are able to use 3.3% of their senior civil service paybill for bonuses. Payments are linked to performance, and only the top 25% of senior civil service performers eligible.

Payment levels from 2012 to 2017 for the grades of senior civil service staff at the DVLA and the Department are shown in the table below:

Year

SCS1

SCS2

2012

£10,000

£12,500

2013

£10,000

£12,500

2014

£14,500

£16,000

2015

£13,500

£15,000

2016

£14,000

£15,500

2017

£14,000

£15,500

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