§ Mr. Kaufman
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the salary and other emoluments of the civil servant who did the work of, or work comparable to that of, the chief executive of each next steps agency established by his Department before the agency was established.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The next steps agencies established by my Department were headed by the following grades of civil servant before they attained agency status:
ADAS (agency in 1992) Grade 2 Central Science Laboratory (agency in 1992) Grade 3 Central Veterinary Laboratory (agency in 1990) Grade 3 Pesticides Safety Directorate (agency in 1993) Grade 4 Veterinary Medicines Directorate (agency in 1990) Grade 4
Salary ranges for civil servants of grades 2, 3 and 4 are tabled annually in the Civil Service Year Book, copies of which are routinely placed in the Library of the House.