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Department for Work and Pensions: Length of Service

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 111105, tabled on 2 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of service is in his Department by its 10 most highly paid officials.

Answered on

9 November 2017

The average length of service of the 10 most highly paid officials in the Department is 16.9 years.

In calculating the average length of service we have used each individual’s date of entry to the civil service and therefore the calculation may include periods of service with other Government Departments.