To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what proportion of senior civil servants of his Department are (a) men, (b) women, (c) disabled, (d) from working-class backgrounds and (e) from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.
1 March 2017
The proportion of Senior Civil Servants in the Department is as follows:
a) Men - 38%;
b) Women - 62%;
c) Disabled - no declared disabilities;
d) From working class backgrounds - this information is not held; and
e) From black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds - none declared.