§ Mr. Andrew Mitchell
To ask the Minister for the Civil Service what further progress has been made in the establishment of agencies; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Luce
Since I last reported to the House, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment has announced, on 1 December at column 461, his intention that the Employment Service should be launched as an executive agency in April 1990.
Table 1 General manager/senior manager posts for which boards recruited during period 1 December 1985 to 30 November 1989 Category Post Date of appointment (1) Current basic salary (2) Contract Board General Manager Board General Manager 1/4/1987 39,340 3 years Northern General Manager Unit General Manager (Antrim Hospital) 1/11/1989 31,075 3 years Northern Senior Manager Director of Planning 4/9/1989 30,960 3 years Eastern
1. All of these posts are eligible for performance related pay in addition to the basic salary which for a unit general manager includes a discretionary amount in addition to the grade rate for the post.
2. Contracts are for three years and can be rolled on annually for not more than one year.530W
§ Mr. Baldry
To ask the Minister for the Civil Service what proportion of the Civil Service is covered by both existing and proposed agencies.