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Departmental Recruitment

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what data his Department holds on the level of diversity in its recruitment of employees in each of the last three years. (290509)

The Department for Transport holds employee diversity data in line with the statutory monitoring requirements for public bodies set out in the Race Relations Act. This includes recruitment.

The Department additionally maintains this information by gender and disability. The Department also holds diversity data by age, sexual orientation, religion and belief, and by working pattern.

This information is published on the websites of the central Department and on those of the Department’s agencies. However, information for all of the last three years is not available for all parts of the Department.