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Remuneration Group

When required, the Scottish Government Remuneration Group considers and approves staff pay remit proposals, as well as any new or revised remuneration proposals for chief executives, chairs and board members. It is a sub-group of the Strategic Board.

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.

Membership

  • Chair: Hugh McKay, non-executive director
  • Director-General, Health and Social Care
  • Director, Budget and Sustainability
  • Director, People
  • representative, Learning Directorate

Observer: Alex Paterson, Chief Executive, Historic Environment Scotland

Meetings

The Remuneration Group will meet on the following Fridays in 2018:

  • 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

All papers must be with the 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.