HC Deb 09 February 1999 vol 325 c166W
Dr. David Clark

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the average percentage increase in salaries of non-industrial civil servants, excluding members of the senior civil service, in his Department for 1998–99; and to what extent the pay awards were staged. [69515]

Mr. Denham

The headline pay settlement was 2.4 per cent. on the paybill and together with the additional funds from staff turnover, staff in post received performance related pay increases averaging 4.1 per cent. The increase was not staged.