HC Deb 24 March 1988 vol 130 c197W
Rev. Martin Smyth

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what information he has as to the ethnic composition of staff in his Department; what is the total number of staff; and how many are(a) Welsh, (b) English and (c) members of ethnic minorities.

Mr. Peter Walker

A survey to provide information on the ethnic composition of staff in the Welsh Office will be carried out shortly as part of a phased programme of ethnic surveys across the Civil Service; the total number of staff is 2,2041/2 (full-time equivalents) who are not and will not he classified according to their country of origin within the United Kingdom.