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Departmental Staff

Volume 204: debated on Friday 28 February 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will publish a table showing the number of (a) men and (b) women in his Department in each of 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 in the table.

Headcount of staff in the Department of Trade and Industry by grade level and gender at 1 April 1991.
Grade 110
Grade 2120
Grade 3494
Grade 4112
Grade 521731
Grade 617619
Grade 71,031141
Administrative Trainee (AT)64
EO (excluding AT)1,300959
These figures include 84 men and 890 women who are part-time.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the total number of employees in his Department; and how many are (a) black and (b) disabled.

The Department employs 13,056 staff, including industrial staff, of whom:

  • (a) 1,111 are known to be black. 81 per cent. of the Department's employees have declared their ethnic origin.
  • (b) 184 are known to be disabled. This figure includes both registered and unregistered disabled officers.
  • These figures are based on staff employed at 1 April 1991.