Department for Education: Remote Working

Department for Education written question – answered on 5 September 2023.

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Photo of Julian Knight Julian Knight Independent, Solihull

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether Civil Servants in their Department who are working from home are receiving the London Weighting Allowance.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

Flexible working arrangements enable Departments to make efficient use of resources and ensures that the Civil Service can attract and retain a diversity of talent.

Pay arrangements, including those for London, are delegated to each Civil Service Department. In the Department for Education there is no London Weighting Allowance. Instead, all staff are placed on either a National or London pay band, based on their contractual work location.

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