§ Mr. Channon
The current national rates in payment are as follows:
£ a. Assistant Secretary 11,449 to 13,991 b. Under-Secretary 16,714 c. Deputy Secretary 20,314 d. Second Permanent Secretary 23,811 Permanent Secretary 25,886 Head of Civil Service, Permanent Secretary to Treasury, Secretary to Cabinet 28,211
Under-secretaries, deputy secretaries and permanent secretaries are paid flat rates and the average salary paid is the same as the flat rate. The average salary paid to assistant secretaries is currently £13,431.