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Older Workers

Question for Department for Education

UIN 217826, tabled on 9 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people working in her Department are over 65 years old; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

16 December 2014

As at 30 November 2014, there were 12 staff in the Department for Education who were 65 years old and over. The Department recently published internally its Diversity and Equality Plan to ensure continuing progress towards developing a highly capable, diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve.