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Ministry of Defence: Security Guards

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 30583, tabled on 9 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much security guards in his Department are paid.

Answered on

15 March 2016

In the Ministry of Defence the basic salary for a member of the Ministry of Defence Guard Service who performs security guarding is from £16,253 to £17,760 per annum nationally, and from £17,389 to £19,003 for those based in London.

In addition, officers may receive up to 20% Regular Shift Allowance, 4% Flexible Rostering Allowance and weekend premiums up to 18%.