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Departmental Manpower

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of employees in his Department are (a) women and (b) men; and what the average hourly pay is of the (i) male and (ii) female employees. (288602)

The percentage of employees in the Northern Ireland Office and its agencies are 40.2 per cent. male and 59.8 per cent. female. The average hourly rate in the latest period for which figures are available for male employees is £11.94 and for female employees is £10.36.