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Department for Education: Pay

Question for Department for Education

UIN 28386, tabled on 30 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the wage ratio was between the highest paid member of staff in his Department and the lowest in (a) 2020, (b) 2021 and (c) 2022.

Answered on

27 July 2022

The department’s wage ratio, based on gross basic salary only, on 1 April each year (the date when any pay award is implemented) is as follows:

  • 2020 – 8.0 : 1
  • 2021 – 7.6 : 1
  • 2022 – 7.4 : 1