The Information Commissioner receives an annual grant-in-aid from the Ministry of Justice to fund the costs of his office in undertaking his statutory duties in respect of freedom of information. Data protection statutory duties are funded from the annual notification fees collected from data controllers.
Our data protection functions are funded by the notification fee and we monitor the fee income each month:
All payments by the ICO for goods and services costing over £25,000, listed by financial year:
Government procurement card payments by the ICO for goods and services costing over £500, listed by financial year
Expenditure reports are produced monthly and show each ICO department's spending and budget for the financial year.
Costs for specific projects:
Guides for staff:
Pay and grading