To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what proportion of senior civil servants of his Department are (a) men, (b) women, (c) disabled, (d) from working-class backgrounds and (e) from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.
The Wales Office published equal opportunities data for staff in senior civil service positions in its 2015-16 annual report. It should be noted not all staff declared their disability status or ethnicity. The Department does not hold information on socio-economic background.
Staff in Senior Civil Service positions (March 2016)
Proportion of women
Proportion of men
Proportion of women at Pay band 2 & above
Proportion of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME)
Proportion of Disabled staff
*Number of staff in post.