Department for Education: Senior Civil Servants:Written question - 65554

Q
Asked by Jon Trickett
(Hemsworth)
Asked on: 24 February 2017
Department for Education
Department for Education: Senior Civil Servants
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of senior civil servants of her Department are (a) men, (b) women, (c) disabled, (d) from working-class backgrounds and (e) from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.
A
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 04 March 2017

The proportion of senior civil servants at the Department for Education from the groups listed above is – (a) 45.2%, (b) 54.8%, (c) 3.7%, (e) 3.3%.

We do not hold information about (d) the proportion of senior civil servants from working-class backgrounds.

The information is also available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education/about/equality-and-diversity

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