§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what was the average percentage increase in salaries of non-industrial civil servants, excluding members of the senior civil service, in her Department for 1999–2000; and to what extent the pay awards were staged. 
§ Mr. Stringer
The headline pay settlement (excluding Agencies) was 2.5 per cent. on the paybill, together with the additional funds from staff turnover and staff in post received performance-related increases averaging 3.6 per cent. The increases were not staged.