||<p>Promotion in the Cabinet Office is based on merit and suitability for the post
in question.</p><p>The requested statistics on promotion are not readily available.
However, we estimate that male staff constituted 51% of all those promoted since April
2011. This closely reflects the overall proportion currently working in my Department.</p><p>Figures
for ethnicity and disability are not available. Cabinet Office does not compel staff
to declare against workforce diversity indicators, including ethnicity and disability.</p><p>