§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the maximum salary payable to the chief executive of each of his Department's executive agencies, including performance-related element, and the length of time of the chief executive's contract in each case.
§ Mr. Dorrell
The chief executive of NHS Estate Management and Health Building Agency (NHS Estates) was appointed on 1 April 1991 for a fixed term of five years.
His salary is £55,000 plus an annual non-pensionable performance-related bonus of up to £7,000.
The chief executive of the Medicines Control Agency was appointed as from 10 April 1989 for a fixed term of five years. His appointment for the remainder of his contract was confirmed when the MCA became a "next steps" agency on 11 July 1991.
His salary is £65,993 plus an annual non-pensionable performance-related bonus of up to £13,150.