§ Ms Maddock
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence 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. Freeman
The information requested for 1991 and 1992 is contained in the civil service commissioners' reports for the relevant years, copies of which are available in the Library of the House. The proportion of women entering the fast stream in the Ministry of Defence in 1993 and 1994 is shown in the table. These figures include successful in-service candidates.
1993 1994 Number of women 5 5 Total number of men and women 24 13