HC Deb 06 March 1995 vol 256 c16W
Mr. McNamara

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many(a) men and (b) women applied for career breaks in his Department or its agencies; and how many have had their employment terminated in the last five years.

Sir Paul Beresford

The number of people who have applied for career breaks is not available, but the number of such breaks, by gender, in the period January 1990 to December 1994 were four men and one hundred and thirty one women, none of whom have had their employment terminated.