HC Deb 02 March 1994 vol 238 c717W
Mr. Alex Carlile

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of public appointments made by his Department in 1993 were of women; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Gummer

[holding answer 28 February 1994]: Women accounted for 29 per cent. of all public appointments made by my Department in 1993 to non-departmental public bodies and nationalised industries.