§ Mrs. Clwyd
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 8 March,Official Report, columns 787–88, concerning the number of Overseas Development Administration agricultural specialists who are women, whether there have been any changes in the figures since that date.
§ Mrs. Chalker
The number of the ODA's own specialists overseas remains at eight, none of whom are women. We still have one woman natural resources adviser on secondment to a technical co-operation assignment in Bangladesh.