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Government Equalities Office: Pay

Women and Equalities written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, what the (a) mean and (b) median pay was for staff in the Government Equalities Office 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 most recent publication of Civil Service Statistics was released by the Office for National Statistics in October 2016, using data gathered from departments as of 31st March 2016. The latest set of data can be found on the ONS website via this weblink:

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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