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Name Job Title Grade Organisation Annual pay rate - including taxable benefits and allowances Notes
Stephan Wilcke Chief Executive Officer Asset Protection Agency £150,000 - £154,999
Jens Bech Chief Risk Officer Asset Protection Agency £165,000 - £169,999 No pension
Ion Dagtoglou Chief Invesment Officer Asset Protection Agency £165,000 - £169,999 No pension
Brian Scammell Chief Credit Officer Asset Protection Agency £130,000 - £134,999 4 days per week
Hamish Buckland Special Advisor Asset Protection Agency £65,000 - £69,999 2 days per week
Stephen Lovegrove Chief Executive, Shareholder Executive Director General BIS £185,000 - £189,999
Philip Rutnam Director General, Business Group Director General BIS £180,000 - £184,999
Vicky Pryce Director General, Economics and Joint Head, UK Government Economic Service Director General BIS £175,000 - £179,999
Prof. John Beddington Government Chief Scientific Adviser Permanent Secretary BIS £165,000 - £169,999
Prof. Adrian Smith Director General, Science and Research Director General BIS £160,000 - £164,999
Philip Rycroft Director General, Innovation and Enterpriseand Chief Executive of the Better Regulation Executive Director General BIS £160,000 - £164,999
Howard Orme Director General, Finance and Commercial Director General BIS £160,000 - £164,999
Simon Fraser BIS Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary BIS £160,000 - £164,999
Mark Russell Deputy Chief Executive, Shareholder Executive Director BIS £155,000 - £159,999
John McCready Managing Director, Property, Shareholder Executive Director BIS £150,000 - £154,999
Marc Middleton Managing Director, Royal Mail & Postal Services, Shareholder Executive Director BIS £150,000 - £154,999
Alison Littley Chief Executive Director General Buying Solutions £150,000 - £154,999
Gus O'Donnell Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £235,000 - £239,999
Stephen Laws First Parliamentary Counsel Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £225,000 - £229,999
Robert Parker Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £210,000 - £214,999
John Suffolk Chief Information Officer for HM Government and chair of the CIO Council Director General Cabinet Office £205,000 - £209,999
Philip Davies Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £195,000 - £199,999
Catherine Johnston Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £190,000 - £194,999
Gill Rider Head of Civil Service Capability Group Director General Cabinet Office £180,000 - £184,999 No pension
David Cook Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £175,000 - £179,999
Elizabeth Gardiner Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £170,000 - £174,999
Adrian Hogarth Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £170,000 - £174,999
Leonie McLaughlin Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £170,000 - £174,999
Matt Tee Permanent Secretary for Government Communications Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £160,000 - £164,999
Alex Allan Chairman of the Joint Intelligence committee and Professional Head of Intelligence Analysis Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £160,000 - £164,999
Edward Stell Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £160,000 - £164,999
Hayley Rogers Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £155,000 - £159,999
Jonathan Cunliffe Prime Minister's Adviser on International Economic Affairs and Europe Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £155,000 - £159,999
David Sprackling Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £150,000 - £154,999
Jeremy Heywood Permanent Secretary, No.10 Permanent Secretary Cabinet Office £150,000 - £154,999
Douglas Ramsay Parliamentary Counsel Parliamentary Counsel Cabinet Office £135,000 - £139,998 Equal to 0.8 Full Time Salary
Janet Paraskeva First Civil Service Commissioner Cabinet Office £120,000 - £124,999 Equal to 0.6 Full Time Salary
Janet Gaymer Commissioner for Public Appointments Cabinet Office £90,000 - £94,999 Equal to 0.6 Full Time Salary
Joe Montgomery Director General, Regions and Communities Director General Communities & Local Government £150,000 - £154,999
Sir Ken Knight Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser Director Communities & Local Government £165,000 - £169,999
Richard McCarthy Director General, Housing and Planning Director General Communities & Local Government £175,000 - £179,999
Peter Housden Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Communities & Local Government £185,000 - £189,999
Peter Lewis Chief Executive Director General Crown Prosecution Service £160,000 - £164,999
Keir Starmer Director of Public Prosecutions Permanent Secretary Crown Prosecution Service £195,000 - £199,999
David Green Director of Revenues and Customs Division Crown Prosecution Service £210,000 - £214,999 Officer was previously the Permanent Secretary for RCPO and currently retains this grade on a personal basis
Jonathan Stephens Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary DCMS £155,000 - £159,999
Jeremy Beeton Director General,Government Olympic Executive Director General DCMS £225,000 - £229,999
David Goldstone Director- Finance and Programme, Government Olympic Executive Director DCMS £185,000 - £189,999
Moira Wallace Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary DECC £165,000 - £169,999
Dame Helen Ghosh Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Defra £140,000 - £144,999 4.5 days per week
Prof Robert Watson Chief Scientific Adviser Director General Defra £135,000 - £139,999 4 days per week
Nemat Shafik Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Department for International Development £190,000 - £194,999
Robert Devereux Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Department for Transport £160,000 - £164,999
Dr Mike Mitchell Head of National Networks Group Director General Department for Transport (Centre) £200,000 - £204,999
Nirmal Kotecha Major Projects Director Director Department for Transport, Highways Agency £150,000 - £154,999
David Nicholson NHS Chief Executive Permanent Secretary Dept. of Health £255,000 - £259,999 Includes a gross benefit in kind of £45-50k for a rented flat and associated expenses in London
Clare Chapman Director General of Workforce Director General Dept. of Health £220,000 - £224,999 Contractual bonus not included
Sir Liam Donaldson Chief Medical Officer Permanent Secretary Dept. of Health £205,000 - £209,999
Christine Connelly Chief Information Officer Director General Dept. of Health £200,000 - £204,999
Gabriel Scally Regional Director of Public Health Director Dept. of Health £200,000 - £204,999
David Behan Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Carepartnerships Director General Dept. of Health £180,000 - £184,999
David Salisbury Director of Immunisation Director Dept. of Health £175,000 - £179,999
Lindsey Davies Interim Regional Director of Public Health Director Dept. of Health £165,000 - £169,999
Sir Hugh Taylor Permanent Secretary, DH Permanent Secretary Dept. of Health £155,000 - £159,999
Martin Bellamy ICT Director Director Dept. of Health £160,000 - £164,999
Duncan Selbie Chief Executive Director General Dept. of Health £180,000 - £184,999 On secondment to Royal Sussex County Hospital
Sir Leigh Lewis Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary DWP £195,000 - £199,999
Hunada Nouss Finance Director General Director General DWP £165,000 - £169,999
Joe Harley IT Director General & Chief Information Officer Director General DWP £245,000 - £249,999
Chris Last HR Director General Director General DWP £180,000 - £184,999
Mel Groves Project Director, Welfare & Wellbeing Director General DWP £175,000 - £179,999 Left DWP 30/4/2010
Stephen Holt Director of Change Management Director DWP £160,000 - £164,999
Bill Gunnyeon Director of Health Work and Wellbeing, Chief Medical Adviser and Chief Scientist Director DWP £155,000 - £159,999
David Bell Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Education £180,000 - £184,999
Patrick Crawford Chief Executive Director General Export Credits Guarantee Department £205,000 - £209,999
Tim Smith Chief Executive Director General Food Standards Agency £190,000 - £194,999
Peter Ricketts Permanent Under-Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service Permanent Secretary Foreign & Commonwealth Office £175,000 - £179,999 Left on 11 May 2010
Nigel Shienwald HM Ambassador to the United States of America Permanent Secretary Foreign & Commonwealth Office £175,000 - £179,999
Kim Darroch UK Permanent Representative to the European Union Permanent Secretary Foreign & Commonwealth Office £170,000 - £174,999
Trevor Llanwarne Government Actuary Permanent Secretary Government Actuary's Dept £190,000 - £194,999
Marco Pierleoni Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar Director General HM Land Registry (MoJ Executive Agency) £170,000 - £174,999 Marco Pierleoni took up this role and full responsibility for Land Registry Business with effect from 1 February 2010
Peter Collis Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar Director General HM Land Registry (MoJ Executive Agency) £150,000 - £154,999 Peter Collis formally retired on 31 March 2010
Mike Clasper Chair HM Revenue & Customs Non-executive HM Revenue & Customs £150,000 - £154,999 3 days per week
Steve Lamey Director General Benefits & Credits Director General HM Revenue & Customs £205,000 - £209,999
Simon Bowles Chief Finance Officer Director General HM Revenue & Customs £185,000 - £189,999
Phil Pavitt Chief Information Officer Director General HM Revenue & Customs £180,000 - £184,999
Mike Falvey Chief People Officer Director General HM Revenue & Customs £175,000 - £179,999
Lesley Strathie Chief Executive Officer Permanent Secretary HM Revenue & Customs £170,000 - £174,999
Dave Hartnett Permanent Secretary For Tax Permanent Secretary HM Revenue & Customs £160,000 - £164,999
Sir Nicholas Macpherson Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary HM Treasury £175,000 - £179,999
R Shostak Head of Prime Minister's Delivery Unit and DG Performance Management Director General HM Treasury £165,000 - £169,999
JMG Taylor Financial Services and Stability Director Director General HM Treasury £160,000 - £164,999
TW Scholar 2nd Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary HM Treasury £150,000 - £154,999
Sir David Normington Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Home Office £195,000 - £199,999
Helen Kilpatrick Director General, Finance and Commercial Director General Home Office £205,000 - £209,999
Kevin White Director General, Human Resources Director General Home Office £190,000 - £194,999
Peter Makeham Director General, Strategy and Reform Director General Home Office £160,000 - £164,999
Paul Wiles Chief Scientific Adviser, Statistics and Research Group Director Home Office £155,000 - £159,999 Retired on 31 March 2010
James Hall Chief Executive, Identity and Passport Service Pay Band 3 Home Office (Agency-IPS) £195,000 - £199,999
Lin Homer Chief Executive, United Kingdom Border Agency Pay Band 3 Home Office (Agency-UKBA) £205,000 - £209,999
Geoffrey Podger Chief Executive Director General Health & Safety Executive £170,000 - £174,999
Darra Singh Chief Executive Permanent Secretary Jobcentre Plus £185,000 - £189,999
Professor Kent Woods Chief Executive Director General MHRA £190,000 - £194,999 On secondment from the University of Leicester.
Professor Sir Alasdair Breckenridge Chairman Director General MHRA £90,000 - £94,999 Contracted to work 3 days a week.
Sir Jock Stirrup Chief of the Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Ministry of Defence £240,000 - £244,999
Sir Mark Stanhope First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval staff Admiral Ministry of Defence £175,000 - £179,999
Sir Kevin O'Donoghue Chief of Defence Materiel General Ministry of Defence £175,000 - £179,999
Peter Ruddock Saudi Arabia Project Team Air Marshal Ministry of Defence £175,000 - £179,999
Sir David Richards Chief of the General Staff General Ministry of Defence £165,000 - £169,999
Sir Stephen Dalton Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Ministry of Defence £165,000 - £169,999
Sir Nicholas Houghton Vice Chief of the Defence Staff General Ministry of Defence £165,000 - £169,999
Sir John McColl Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Ministry of Defence £165,000 - £169,999
Sir Trevor Soar Commander-In-Chief Fleet Admiral Ministry of Defence £160,000 - £164,999
Sir Peter Wall Commander-in-Chief Land Forces General Ministry of Defence £160,000 - £164,999
Andrew Tyler Chief Operating Officer Defence Equipment and Support Director General Ministry of Defence £200,000 - £204,999
Andrew Manley DG Defence Commercial Director General Ministry of Defence £195,000 - £199,999
Sir Bill Jeffrey Permanent Under Secretary Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence £175,000 - £179,999
Jon Thompson DG Finance Director General Ministry of Defence £175,000 - £179,999
John Hirst Chief Executive Met Office Director Ministry of Defence £170,000 - £174,999
Mike Robinson Chief Executive UK Hydrographic Office Director Ministry of Defence £170,000 - £174,999
Les Mosco Director Commercial Defence Equipment and Support Director Ministry of Defence £165,000 - £169,999
Susanna Mason Director Industrial Relationships Director Ministry of Defence £160,000 - £164,999
Ursula Brennan 2nd Permanent Under Secretary Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence £155,000 - £159,999
Archie Hughes Chief Executive Defence Support Group Director Ministry of Defence £155,000 - £159,999
Stephen Love Chief Executive/Chief Constable MoD Police and Guarding Agency Director Ministry of Defence £155,000 - £159,999
Bruce Houlder QC Director Service Prosecutions Director Ministry of Defence £150,000 - £154,999
Ian Rushby Non-Executive Director Defence Board and Chair Audit Committee Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £40k Works a minimum of 40 days per annum
David Allen Non-Executive Director Defence Board and Chair Audit Committee Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £30k Works a minimum of 30 days per annum
Sir Richard Mottram Non-Executive Chair Dstl Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £40k Works a minimum of 40 days per annum
Sandra Rogers Non-Executive Chair UKHO Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £40k Works a minimum of 40 days per annum
Jamie Pike Non-Executive Chair DSG Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £40k Works a minimum of 40 days per annum
Robert Napier Non-Executive Chair Met Office Non-Executive Ministry of Defence £40k Works a minimum of 40 days per annum
Suma Chakrabarti Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice £180,000 - £184,999
Carolyn Downs Director General - Corporate Performance Group and Deputy Permanent Secretary (now Interim Chief Executive of the Legal Services Commission) Director General Ministry of Justice £165,000 - £169,999
Helen Edwards Director General - Criminal Justice Group (now Director General - Justice Policy Group) Director General Ministry of Justice £160,000 - £164,999
Jim Gallagher Director General - Devolution Director General Ministry of Justice £175,000 - £179,999
Neil Hayward Group HR Director Director Ministry of Justice £150,000 - £154,999
Andy Nelson Chief Information Officer Director Ministry of Justice £190,000 - £194,999
Nick Ramsay Director ICT Portfolio and Programmes Director Ministry of Justice £160,000 - £164,999
Beverley Shears Director of Offender Management - East Midlands Director National Offender Management Service (MoJ Executive Agency) £150,000 - £154,999
Phil Wheatley Director General - National Offender Management Service Director General National Offender Management Service (MoJ Executive Agency) £160,000 - £164,999
Jane Platt Chief Executive National Savings & Investments £190,000 - £194,999
Sir Jonathan Phillips Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Northern Ireland Office £160,000 - £164,999 Retired on 13 May, not replaced
Christine Gilbert Her Majesty's Chief Inspector Permanent Secretary OFSTED £195,000 - £199,999
Lorraine Langham Director, Corporate Services Director OFSTED £165,000 - £169,999
Melanie Hunt Director, Development Learning and Skills Director OFSTED £160,000 - £164,999
John Goldup Director, Development Social Care Director OFSTED £150,000 - £154,999
Patrick Leeson Director, Development Education and Care Director OFSTED £150,000 - £154,999
Philip Collins Chairman Office of Fair Trading £175,000 - £179,999
John Fingleton Chief Executive Office of Fair Trading £275,000 - £279,999
William Emery Chief Executive Director Office of Rail Regulation £160,000 - £164,999
Philip Fletcher Chairman Ofwat £105,000 - £110,000 Works 3 days per week
D Pitchford Major Projects Executive Director Director OGC £200,000 - £204,999
N Smith Chief Executive Permanent Secretary OGC £185,000 - £189,999
DA Shields Programme Director Director OGC £205,000 - £209,999
Vanessa Lawrence Director General & Chief Executive Officer Director General Ordnance Survey £190,000 - £194,999
Paul Hemsley Director of Finance Director Ordnance Survey £220,000 - £224,999 Fixed Term Appointment
Terry Moran Chief Executive Director General Pension, Disability & Carers Service £155,000 - £159,999
Nigel Stapleton Chairman Postcomm £85,000 - £89,999 2.5 days per week
Tim Brown Chief Executive Postcomm £150,000 - £154,999
Sir Alisdair Fraser Director of Public Prosecution, NI Director of Public Prosecutions Public Prosecution Service £170,000 - £174,999 This post became part of the NI PPS, an NMDB, from 12 April 2010
Sir John Elvidge Permanent Secretary Permanent Secretary Scottish Government £160,000 - £164,999 Leaving on 21 June 2010
Dr Kevin Woods Director General, Health and Chief Executive NHS Scotland Director General Scottish Government £160,000 - £164,999
Ms Stella Manzie Director General,Justice and Communities Director General Scottish Government £150,000 - £154,999
Richard Alderman Director Director General Serious Fraud Office £165,000 - £169,999
Paul Jenkins Q.C. Treasury Solicitor Permanent Secretary Treasury Solicitors Department £155,000 - £159,999
Sir Michael Scholar Chair of UK Statistics Authority NA UK Statistics Authority £150,000 - £154,999 at least 3 days per week
Professor Sir Roger Jowell Deputy Chair (Statistics System) NA UK Statistics Authority £35,000-£39,999 at least 4 days per month
Lord David Rowe-Beddoe of Kilgetty Deputy Chair (ONS) NA UK Statistics Authority £35,000-£39,999 at least 4 days per month
Sir Andrew Cahn Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment Director General UKTI (joint BIS/FCO) £205,000 - £209,999
Richard Paniguian Head of UK Trade & Investment Defence and Security Organsation Director UKTI (joint BIS/FCO) £195,000 - £199,999
Fiona Adshead Director General on secondment Director General World Health Organisation £160,000 - £164,999 On secondment