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Department for Education: Pay

Department for Education written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the (a) mean and (b) median pay was for staff in her Department who were (i) male, (ii) female, (iii) white, (iv) from an ethnic minority background, (v) disabled and (vi) non-disabled in the most recent year for which information is available, broken down by (A) full-time and (B) part-time workers.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The Office for National Statistics publish information each year by Civil Service organisation as part of their annual release of Civil Service Statistics. The latest data set from 2016 can be found on the ONS website using data from 31 March 2016. The data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/publicsectorpersonnel/bulletins/civilservicestatistics/2016

The Civil Service is committed to being a place where everyone can thrive, regardless of background with the aim of becoming the most inclusive employer in the UK.

Whilst it is encouraging to see a positive trajectory in terms of diversity representation in the Civil Service, we recognise that there is more to do. That is why in March 2016 the Government published its refreshed Talent Action Plan for the Civil Service, identifying actions to support our staff, increase diversity in the Civil Service and deliver the best possible public services.

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