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Scottish Government Remuneration Group

When required, the Scottish Government Remuneration Group (RG) considers and approves staff pay remit proposals or any new or revised remuneration proposals for Chief Executives, Chairs and Members.

The Remuneration Group is chaired by a Scottish Government non-executive Director (Hugh McKay). Other members of the Remuneration Group are: the Director-General Health and Social Care; the Director of Financial Strategy; the Director, People; a representative of Learning Directorate; and a further Scottish Government non-executive Director (Morag McNeill). The observer is Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of Historic Environment Scotland. The Remuneration Group's remit includes making sure a consistent approach is taken in the approval of pay remits for both staff and senior appointments, in accordance with Public Sector Pay Policy.

The Remuneration Group will meet regularly during the remainder of 2017 and 2018 on the following Fridays:

15 December 2017

9 February 2018

23 February 2018

9 March 2018

23 March 2018

20 April 2018

18 May 2018

15 June 2018

13 July 2018

17 August 2018

21 September 2018

26 October 2018

7 December 2018

Please note that all papers must be with the Scottish Government's Cabinet Secretariat four clear working days before the relevant Remuneration Group meeting. Failure to meet this deadline will result in delays to the proposals being considered by the Remuneration Group.