Government Departments: Staff

House of Lords written question – answered on 9th December 2010.

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Photo of Lord Stoddart of Swindon Lord Stoddart of Swindon Independent Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the numbers and percentages of male and female employees in (a) each government department, and (b) non-departmental government bodies.

Photo of Lord Taylor of Holbeach Lord Taylor of Holbeach Conservative

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Stephen Penneck, Director General for ONS, to Lord Stoddart, dated December 2010.

As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning the numbers and percentages of male and female employees in (a) each Government department, and (b) non-departmental government bodies. [CO] HL4990

Civil Service Statistics are published annually by the Office for National Statistics on the National Statistics website.

The number and percentage of male and female employees in each government department are shown in the table. A copy will be placed in the Library of the House. Statistics for non-departmental government bodies are not available.

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