Bonuses paid out as non-cash vouchers is a standard practice across Government and has been for many years.
Attracting, retaining and motivating highly skilled individuals is essential for the Civil Service to deliver for the British people. This is why pay must be fair and competitive as well as affordable to the taxpayer. Performance-related bonuses and vouchers are a key part of this.
The total value of non-cash vouchers issued to Cabinet Office staff in 2022-23 was £920,190.