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Department for International Development: Security Guards

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 30590, tabled on 9 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much security guards in her Department are paid.

Answered on

16 March 2016

The security guarding at DFID’s 2 headquarter premises in East Kilbride and Whitehall is provided by Mitie Security who set their staff pay rates. The rates of pay vary according to staff responsibility. The minimum hourly rates meet or exceed the current Living Wage Foundation rates for the UK or London depending on the location of the employee.