HC Deb 24 July 1990 vol 177 c156W
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.