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Senior Civil Servants: Private Education

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 1st July 2019.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what estimate he has made of the proportion of the senior civil service that were privately educated.

Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office does not currently hold comprehensive and accurate information on the proportion of the Senior Civil Service (SCS) who were privately educated, nor of the educational background of civil servants.

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