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Department for Work and Pensions: Pay

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 2490, tabled on 13 January 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of staff in her Department would receive an increase in their salary in the event that their hourly pay rate was (a) £8.72, (b) £9.30 and (c) £10.

Answered on

24 January 2020

The below figures show the proportion of DWP staff that would receive an increase in their annual salary, using the statutory National Living Wage calculation, in the event that their hourly pay increased to (a) £8.72, (b) £9.30 and (c) £10. DWP pays all staff at least the National Living Wage, regardless of age.

Hourly rate

Full time equivalent salary

Volume of DWP employees that would be uplifted

% of DWP headcount

£8.72

£19,118

1915

2.44%

£9.30

£20,390

6236

7.95%

£10

£21,924

26670

34.01%