HC Deb 30 March 1994 vol 240 cc854-5W
Mr. Janner

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many, and what percentage of officers in each of grades 1 to 7 and overall, in his Department are(a) women, (b) from ethnic minorities and (c) disabled, respectively.

Mr. Gummer

The following information covers non-industrial staff in my Department—excluding PSAS—as at 1 March 1994:

Women 1Ethnic minority 1Disabled
Total staff Men Number Per cent. Number Per cent. Number Per cent.
OVERALL TOTAL 6,582 3,909 2,673 41.0 501 7.6 142 2.2
1 Figures are based on voluntary responses to staff surveys. The response rate to the ethnic origin survey is 91 per cent. Respondents to the disability survey include registered and non-registered disabled staff.