HC Deb 29 July 1997 vol 299 c251W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many and what percentage of employees in her private office are(a) of Asian origin and (b) of Afro-Caribbean origin. [9583]

Mr. Denham

The total percentage of staff working in the Department of Social Security private office who are of Asian or Afro-Caribbean origin is 13.3 per cent.

Our code of practice on ethnic origin surveys prevents our giving information which will identify individuals; I am therefore unable to provide a further breakdown.