HC Deb 08 July 2002 vol 388 cc661-2W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of the staff of her Department are women; and what the percentage was in June 1997. [66914]

Dr. Howells

The current percentage of women within the Department is 48 per cent. compared to 43 per cent. in June 1997.