HC Deb 06 February 2002 vol 379 c961W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many new entrants to the civil service employed in her Department were aged 50 years and over in each of the last five years. [32887]

Ms Hewitt

The information requested for my Department and executive agencies, in each of the last five calendar years, is shown in the table.

1997 33
1998 61
1999 66
2000 50
2001 81