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House of Commons: Staff

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 12th July 2018.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many staff in each House of Commons team are (a) female and (b) BAME.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

The total number of employees in the House of Commons is 2,334. Below is the number of females in each House of Commons team and the number who have declared themselves as being from a BAME background:

Team

Female Total

Female %

BAME Total

BAME %

Chamber and Committees

252

51%

50

10%

Corporate Services

112

69%

55

34%

In-House Services

203

35%

159

28%

Participation

156

58%

31

12%

Research and information

112

53%

20

10%

Security

120

30%

126

31%

Strategic Estates

66

51%

32

25%

Speakers Office / Communications / Governance Office

38

58%

9

15%

Total

1059

45%

482

21%

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