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Departmental Vacancies

Volume 451: debated on Monday 30 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of vacancies in his Department in the last 12 months required candidates to have at least a grade C in (a) English and (b) mathematics GCSE. (96733)

The Department for Work and Pensions uses competencies and selection tests in its processes for both internal and external selection including appropriate literacy and numeracy tests in external selection, rather than formal educational qualifications in mathematics and English.