Senior Civil Servants: Education:Written question - 268973

Asked by Jon Trickett

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Asked on: 25 June 2019
Cabinet Office
Senior Civil Servants: Education
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the number of senior civil servants that were educated at (a) Oxford and (b) Cambridge University.
Answered by: Oliver Dowden
Answered on: 01 July 2019

The Cabinet Office does not currently hold comprehensive and accurate information on the proportion of the Senior Civil Service (SCS) who were privately educated, nor of the educational background of civil servants.

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