HC Deb 02 March 1994 vol 238 c720W
Mr. Alex Carlile

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of public appointments made by his Department in 1993 were of women; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Eggar

[holding answer 28 February 1994]: A total of 239 public appointments were made by this Department in 1993. Forty-seven of these appointments-24.5 per cent.—were women. This Department is fully committed to equal opportunities for women in public appointments, and has set itself a goal to increase the number of women in DTI public appointments to 30 per cent. by 1996.

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