Departmental Equality

Transport written question – answered on 15th May 2008.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May Shadow Minister (Women), Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether her Department met the civil service diversity targets set out on page 51 of Cabinet Office Annual Report 2007 by April 2008.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The latest published statistics against overall civil service targets were at October 2007, and are available on the civil service website at:

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/about/diversity/monitoring.asp.

The final measurement against the targets will be published in autumn 2008. The most recent figures for the Department for Transport are for 31 March 2008:

Percentage
DfT Civil s ervice t arget
Women in Senior Civil Service (SCS) 25.6 37
Ethnic Minority staff in SCS 1.5 4
Disabled people in SCS 1.5 3.2
Women in Top Management posts 27.9 30

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