To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the total number of employees in his Department; and how many are (a) black and (b) disabled.
As at 3 February 1992, there were 4,5111 people employed by the Department of Health of whom 5392 were of ethnic minority origin. As at January 1992, 853 members of staff were registered disabled. A survey early in 1991 identified a further 61 additional members of staff with a disability who were not registered disabled.
1 Figure obtained from the Department's payroll held by the Information and Technology Systems Agency.
2 Figure based on questionnaires voluntarily completed by staff.
3 Figure obtained from the Personnel Computer System which does not include four people on the sheltered placement scheme.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish a table showing the number of (a) men and (b) women in his Department in each of the grades (i) 1, (ii) 2, (iii) 3, (iv) 4, (v) 5, (vi) 6, (vii) 7, (viii) SEO, (ix) HEO, (x) administrative trainee, (xi) EO, (xii) CO and (xiii) CA.
The information requested is set out in the table:
Figures obtained from the Department's payroll held by the Information and Technology Systems Agency on 3 February 1992.