To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for confirming the salary of the Senior Traffic Commissioner; and if he will make a statement.
The salary for the Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) is £97,354 per annum. The extra responsibilities of the STC carries an additional allowance of £26,275. This is confirmed and the Department will be paying this allowance shortly. An annual pay rise is pending and its timing is related to decisions about other public appointments.