§ Tim Loughton
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many staff in her Department and what proportion of the total workforce are aged(a) over 50 and (b) over 60. 
§ Ms Hewitt
[holding answer 24 May 2002]: The table shows the total number of staff in DTI HQ with the number of staff aged over 50 and over 60 shown as a number and as a percentage of the total. Staff aged 60 have been included in the lower age band.
51–60 61 and over Grand total Total 1,085 83 4,584 Per cent. of total 23.67 1.81 —