Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Ceisteanna (126, 127, 128)

John Lahart

Ceist:

126. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the number of women and men, respectively, employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52056/18]

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John Lahart

Ceist:

127. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the various grades in which males and females are employed in his Department and the agencies under the remit of his Department, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52073/18]

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John Lahart

Ceist:

128. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade the ratio of males to females employed in his Department; the agencies under the remit of his Department, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52090/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Foreign)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 126 to 128, inclusive, together.

On 30 November, the total number of permanent full-time equivalent staff in civil service grades in my Department was 1364.7, comprised of 760.4 females and 604.3 males. The grades of these officers and the proportion of female and male staff in each grade as a percentage of the overall total is in tabular form below.

My Department also employs 401.8 locally engaged staff in missions abroad, and temporary staff on a seasonal basis.

My Department is committed to advancing gender equality and ensuring that women are represented fully in our teams at home and abroad. Our Missions abroad and our senior management structures at home, need to be representative of the people of Ireland and better gender balance will help us achieve one element of that ambition.

My Department has an active Gender Equality Sub-Committee of the Management Board as well as two working groups focusing on gender equality and diversity issues. The work that we are doing, through the Department’s Gender Equality Action Plan, complements the wider work on gender equality being advanced through the Civil Service Renewal Process.

There are no agencies under the aegis of my Department.

Grade

Number of Staff

Number of Female Staff

Number of Male Staff

Percentage of Female Staff

Percentage of Male Staff

Secretary General

1

0

1

0%

100%

Second Secretary General

4

1

3

25%

75%

Deputy Secretary General

1

0

1

0%

100%

Assistant Secretary

23

7

16

30%

70%

Counsellor

84

31

53

37%

63%

Principal Officer

20

5

15

25%

75%

Principal Development Specialist

3.9

1.9

2

49%

51%

Senior Development Specialist

10

4

6

40%

60%

Assistant Legal Adviser

7

4

3

57%

43%

First Secretary

140.5

68

72.5

48%

52%

Assistant Principal

78.6

37.6

41

48%

52%

Professional Accountant

5.8

1.8

4

31%

69%

Development Specialist

34.6

21.6

13

62%

38%

Architect

3

2

1

67%

33%

Third Secretary

130

73

57

56%

44%

Administrative Officer

5

2

3

40%

60%

Higher Executive Officer

96.7

54.9

41.8

57%

43%

Systems Analyst HEO

4

2

2

50%

50%

Executive Officer

169.2

98.7

70.5

58%

42%

Executive Officer Trainee Systems Analyst

1

1

0

100%

0%

Clerical Officer

486.4

327.9

158.5

67%

33%

Civilian Driver

4

0

4

0%

100%

Cleaners

12

12

0

100%

0%

Services Officer

29

0

29

0%

100%

Services Attendant

1

0

1

0%

100%

Night Watchman

3

0

3

0%

100%

Political Appointees

7

4

3

57%

43%

Total

1364.7

760.4

604.3

56%

44%