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Northern Ireland Office: Pay

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 41813, tabled on 4 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, (a) how much has been paid to officials of her Department as an additional incentive for working overtime on top of their normal overtime payments, (b) how much has been offered to any individual staff member for a one-off occurrence, (c) how many staff received such incentivised additional payments, (d) from which budgets such payments were made and (e) at which Ministerial or official level the business cases or payment approval for such payments was made in (i) each of the last five years and (ii) 2016 to date.

Answered on

11 July 2016

My Department has not made any payments to officials as an additional incentive for working overtime on top of their normal overtime payments during any of the periods you have specified.