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Northern Ireland Office: Senior Civil Servants

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 65564, tabled on 24 February 2017

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.

Answered on

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.