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Departmental Disabled Staff

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many and what proportion of staff in (a) his Department and (b) the executive agency for which he is responsible are disabled; and what the average salary in (i) his Department and (ii) the executive agency is of (A) full-time disabled staff, (B) full-time non-disabled staff, (C) part-time disabled staff and (D) part-time non-disabled staff. (317909)

My Department currently employs 15 (3.1 per cent.) disabled staff. The Royal Parks Agency currently employs five (4 per cent.) disabled staff. These figures show those employees who have actually declared a disability.

The average salary across all grades in both DCMS and the Royal Parks Agency is set out in the table.

£

Full-time

Part-time

DCMS

Disabled

32,936

25,139

Non-disabled

39,669

26,045

Royal Parks Agency

Disabled

30,752.20

Non-disabled

32,224.73

31,039.25