HC Deb 20 June 1988 vol 135 c381W
Mr. Grocott

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information he has as to the proportion of civil servants at grade 3 and above in his Department who were educated in(a) private schools and (b) state schools.

Mr. Hurd

About one half of officers at grade 3 level and above attended private (including the then direct grant) schools: the remainder either attended state schools or the information is not readily available.