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House Staff

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how many staff were employed by the House in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) ethnicity and (b) sex. (87631)

The numbers of staff by ethnicity and sex at 31 March in each year was as follows:

EthnicitySex

Total

White

Asian

Black

Other

Unknown

Male

Female

2006

1,627

1,286

91

161

48

41

866

761

2005

1,571

1,256

94

154

34

33

861

710

2004

1,520

1,085

79

138

36

182

811

709

2003

1,497

1,157

50

129

16

145

797

700

2002

1,443

1,081

40

95

16

211

762

681

2001

1,485

1,089

47

110

13

226

836

649

2000

1,421

1,043

44

105

11

218

760

661

1999

1,394

968

30

71

5

320

744

650

1998

1,392

986

26

72

10

298

755

637

1997

1,405

967

27

69

9

333

791

614