Who runs Wales 2017 Infographic
Who Runs Wales? 2017
Women remain underrepresented in Chief Executive roles across most sectors:
14% Local Authorities
27% Major Welsh Government Sponsored Bodies
60% Health Boards and NHS Trusts
42% 100 largest third sector organisations in Wales
6% Top 100 business in Wales
Women are underrepresented at all levels within the police:
29% Police and Crime Commissioners & Deputies
12% Chief and Deputy Chief Constables
38% of University Vice Chancellors
21% of Heads of FE Colleges
33% of Secondary School heads
60% of all head teachers
Fire & Rescue
33% of Chief Fire Officers and Deputies in Wales are Women
There is vast variation in the levels of representation of women in Welsh politics from 50% of MEPs to only 5% of council leaders:
Assembly Member 42%
Welsh Gov. Cabinet 33%
Council Leaders 9%
1. Welsh Government should build on current initiatives to tackle barriers and build confidence amongst under-represented groups interested in standing for public appointments and elected office, with a focus on supporting disabled people.
2. We call on all sectors to improve the data they collect and publish on the diversity of people in senior positions.
3. The UK Government should publish the evaluation of Access to Elected Office fund and provide an effective evidence based solution to ensure disabled people have equal prospects of gaining and remaining in elected office.