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Departments: Manpower

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many officials work in his Department. (143175)

As at 1 June 2007 the Northern Ireland Office employed 2,172 officials; this figure includes non-uniformed staff in the Northern Ireland prison service, staff within Youth Justice Agency, Compensation Agency and Forensic Science Northern Ireland.

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of staff in his Department are (a) male, (b) female, (c) registered disabled and (d) aged 55 or over. (143917)

Within the Northern Ireland Office:

Percentage of staff

Male

39

Female

61

Registered disabled

4

Aged 55 years or over

11