Department for Work and Pensions: Length of Service

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th November 2017.

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Photo of Chris Matheson Chris Matheson Labour, City of Chester

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of service is in his Department by its 10 most highly paid officials.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The average length of service of the 10 most highly paid officials in the Department is 16.9 years.

In calculating the average length of service we have used each individual’s date of entry to the civil service and therefore the calculation may include periods of service with other Government Departments.

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