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Departmental Vacancies

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 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. (96754)

The proportion of vacancies filled within the Northern Ireland civil service in the last 12 months, where a Grade C in either (a) English or (b) Mathematics GCSE was a specific requirement in the recruitment competition, is set out in the following table.

Percentage

English

67

Mathematics

3