Gender Equality Statistic in the Judiciary

Gary Steel made this Freedom of Information request to Judicial Appointments Commission

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Dear Judicial Appointments Commission,

Can you please provide me with:

1) the number of female applicant for ANY judicial role, including Magistrates from 2007 - 2018
2) the number of successful female applicants from 2007 - 2018
3) the up to date statistic on gender equality within all tiers of the judiciary

Thank you

Yours faithfully,

Gary Steel

FOIA, Judicial Appointments Commission

Dear Mr Steel

Thank you for your email of 18th June 2018 outlining your Freedom of Information request.

The JAC has a statutory duty under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to provide a response to Freedom of Information requests within 20 working days. You should therefore receive a full response by 11th July 2018.

I trust this is helpful.

Ian Thomson
Head of HR/Finance/Business Services/Complaints
Judicial Appointments Commission
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London, SW1H 9EX
Tel 020 3334 5899 [mobile number]

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FOIA, Judicial Appointments Commission

Dear Mr Steel,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding Gender Equality Statistics in the Judiciary.

The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) is not responsible for the appointment of Magistrates and therefore does not hold information regarding such appointments.

For appointments the JAC are responsible for we publish statistics providing information on the number of applications, shortlisting and recommendation for the appointment of Judges, both in Courts and Tribunals, and this information can be found on our website using the following link : -

https://www.judicialappointments.gov.uk/...

Please note statistical information on selection exercises completed prior to April 2009 can be found here:-

https://www.judicialappointments.gov.uk/...

These statistics provides you with the information I consider you are looking for.

Finally, in reference to your third question, regarding up to date statistics on gender equally within all tiers of the judiciary. Again, the JAC is not responsible for keeping these records, so therefore does not hold this information. Can I suggest that you contact Judicial Office on this point using the following link

https://www.judiciary.uk/foi/

I trust this is useful.

Ian Thomson
Head of HR/Finance/Business Services/Complaints
Judicial Appointments Commission
Clive House
5th Floor , 70 Petty France,
London, SW1H 9EX
Tel 020 3334 5899 [mobile number]

If you receive this email late at night or early in the morning or at a weekend, it means I am working flexibly.
In order for me to complete my work I have to work flexibily but if you would prefer to receive emails during core working hours only, please let me know.
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Dear FOIA,

Thank you for the information you provided.

However, the link for the pre2009 states does not work - it tells me "page does not exist"

Can you please provide assistance.

Yours sincerely,

Gary Steel

FOIA, Judicial Appointments Commission

Mr Steel

Evening and thanks for this. I have tried the link at home at it works.

Can you try again please

https://www.judicialappointments.gov.uk/...

If still a problem, than I should ask you to go through our website on the statistical page to see if that works.

Thank you.

Ian Thomson
Head of HR/Finance/Business Services/Complaints
Judicial Appointments Commission
Clive House
5th Floor , 70 Petty France,
London, SW1H 9EX
Tel 020 3334 5899 [mobile number]

If you receive this email late at night or early in the morning or at a weekend, it means I am working flexibly.
In order for me to complete my work I have to work flexibily but if you would prefer to receive emails during core working hours only, please let me know.
www.judicialappointments.gov.uk | LinkedIn | Twitter
The independent Judicial Appointments Commission selects candidates for judicial office on merit, through fair and open competition

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