HC Deb 26 January 1987 vol 109 c44W
Ms. Richardson

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list, for each year from 1979 to 1986, the numbers of women employed within each grade in his Department and the percentage this represents of the total number of employees within each grade.

Mr. Ridley

The statistics requested by the hon. Member are not immediately available. They are being collated. I will write to the hon. Member in due course.

Mr. Fisher

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many people are employed in his Department dealing with (a) public libraries, (b) heritage arts, and (c) historic buildings.

Mr. Ridley

[pursuant to his reply, 23 January 1987]The Department of the Environment (central) has no staff employed dealing with public libraries. The staff employed on heritage arts is two. On historic buildings, including the Royal palaces open to the public, the staff employed (not including staff employed by the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is 261½.