§ Mr. Webb
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the retirement ages that apply to the employees of her Department and its agencies, including how many and which categories of employees are affected by each; and if she will make a statement on her Department's policy on flexible retirement. 
§ Dr. Howells
The normal retirement age for all staff in the Department is 60. In the Royal Parks Agency the normally retirement age for staff is 60, except for the followingStaff with reserved rights, covered by the 20/60 rule whereby they can stay until they have completed 20 years services or reached age 65, whichever is the earlier:Royal Parks Police: eightNon-uniformed staff: fourStaff covered by reserved rights, following non-industrialisation of posts, to remain employed until their 65th birthday:Wildlife Officers: fiveWhere there are management reasons justifying an extension beyond the 60th birthday, not normally for more than a year. Management Board level approval is required:Non-uniformed staff: one.
DCMS and its agency are reviewing their retirement policy following the recommendations of the PIU "Winning the Generation Game" report.