HC Deb 22 February 1995 vol 255 cc209-10W
Mrs. Maddock

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of those accepted for fast stream entry for which his Department is responsible(a) in 1991, (b) 1992, (c) in 1993 and (d) in 1994 were women.

Mr. Goodlad

The percentage of women accepted for fast stream entry to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Overseas Development Administration in each of the last four years was:

  • 1991: 29.2 per cent.
  • 1992: 26.1 per cent.
  • 1993: 19.2 per cent.
  • 1994: 30.8 per cent.