Historic Royal Palaces: Pensions

(asked on 9th June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with (a) the Historic Royal Palaces and (b) their staff and trades union representatives on their decision to cut employer pension contributions to 6.5 per cent.


Answered by
Nigel Huddleston Portrait
Nigel Huddleston
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
This question was answered on 15th June 2020

The Secretary of State has had no specific discussions with Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) or their staff and trades union representatives on cuts to employer pension contributions. HRP has responsibility for the recruitment, remuneration, development, retention and motivation of its own staff.

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Recent Documents related to Historic Royal Palaces: Pensions

1. Historic Royal Palaces Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19
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Found: Historic Royal Palaces Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19 - GOV.UK

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