HC Deb 20 June 1996 vol 279 cc560-1W
Ms Jowell

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what is the total number of people employed by each of the next steps agencies under her Department's control; how many of those employees are women; and at what civil service or equivalent grades they are employed. [32729]

Mr. Sproat

My Department is responsible for two agencies, the Historic Royal Palaces agency and the Royal Parks agency. HRPA employs 419 staff, of whom 183 are women. RPA employs 250 staff, of whom 68 are women. The following table shows the grades women are employed in and their respective numbers in those grades. These figures do not include casual staff.

Number of women—HRPA Number of women—RPA
Civil Service grades incorporating equivalents
Grade 7 3 2
Senior executive officer 8 2
Higher executive officer 16 5
Executive officer 34 8
Administrative officer 54 7
Administrative assistant 62
Sub-total 177 24
Other grades which do not necessarily equate to Civil Service grades
Inspector 1
Police sergeant 2
Police constable 39
Horse manager 1
Groom 1
Industrial gardeners 6
Sub-total 6 44
Total 183 68

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