§ Mr. Janner
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many of the applicants for the post of equal opportunities officer in his Department were (a) white males, (b) white females, (c) males of Afro-Caribbean or Asian origin or (d) females of Afro-Caribbean or Asian origin.
§ Mr. Kenneth Baker
It is not the practice to fill posts of this nature by inviting staff to apply for them.374W
The posts of equal opportunities officer in my Department are held, ex officio, by the head of the personnel management (central policy) division for central DOE, who is white female, and by the head of staff resources division of the Property Services Agency, who is white male.