Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many(a) Roman Catholics and (b) Protestants are employed by the Fair Employment Commission. 
§ Mr. Worthington
The latest available information on numbers and religious composition of staff employed by the Fair Employment Commission for Northern Ireland is contained in the Commission's Seventh Monitoring Report which was published in March 1997. The report shows that at 1 January 1996, the position was as follows:
- Protestant: 38 (42.7 per cent.)
- Roman Catholic: 51 (57.3 per cent.
- Total: 89