Public Administration Select Committee: Press Notices

19 May 2009


The Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) is to hold a second full session in its inquiry into executive pay in the public sector. The hearing will be an opportunity to hear from leading remuneration and recruitment consultants and experts.

The session will be held on Thursday 21 May, at 10.00am in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House. The witnesses will be:

  • Peter Boreham, Head of UK Executive Remuneration, Hay Group
  • Hamish Davidson, recruitment consultant
  • David Evans, Head of Pay and Labour Market Services, Capita Survey and Research Unit
  • Christopher Johnson, UK Human Capital Leader, Mercer, and former Director of Employment and   Reward at the Cabinet Office

PASC’s inquiry is exploring how levels of pay and benefits for executive roles across the public sector are set and monitored-and whether they are set at the right level now. This session is also likely to cover the role of consultants. Further information about the issues and questions being covered is online at

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Committee Membership: Tony Wright (Chairman) (Lab) (Cannock Chase), Mr David Burrowes (Con) (Enfield, Southgate), Paul Flynn (Lab) (Newport West), David Heyes (Lab) (Ashton under Lyne), Kelvin Hopkins (Lab) (Luton North), Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Con) (Bridgewater), Julie Morgan (Lab) (Cardiff North), Mr Gordon Prentice (Lab) (Pendle), Paul Rowen (Lib Dem) (Rochdale), Charles Walker (Con) (Broxbourne), Jenny Willott (Lib Dem) (Cardiff Central)

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