HC Deb 20 June 1996 vol 279 cc547-8W
Ms Jowell

To ask the Attorney-General what is the total number of people employed by each of the next steps agencies under his Department's control; how many of those employees are women; and at what civil service or equivalent grades they are employed. [32726]

The Solicitor-General

My right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General is responsible for two next steps agencies: the Treasury Solicitor's Department and the Government Property Lawyers. As at 1 April 1996, the total number of people employed by the Treasury Solicitor's Department was 383, of whom 183 were women, and the total number of people employed by the Government Property Lawyers was 129, of whom 67 were women. The number of women employed as at 1 April 1996 within each grade is in the following table.

Treasury Solicitor's Department Government Property Lawyers
Senior Civil Service 8
Grade 6 11
Grade 7 51 5
Senior Executive Officer 6 1
Higher Executive Officer 16 3
Executive Officer 30 15
Administrative Officer 24 17
Administrative Assistant 3
Secretarial and typist grades 26 23
Support grades 8 3