To ask the Minister for Women and Equality pursuant to the answer of 29 September 2008, Official Report, column 2304W, on equality, under what circumstances Commissioners of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are not representatives of the EHRC when making public statements. 
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Commissioners speak on behalf of the Equality and Human Rights Commission when making public statements only when they have been asked or it has been agreed by the Commission to do so.
Other than those circumstances they make public statements in their private capacity and not as Commissioners speaking on behalf of the Commission.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what work YouGov has undertaken on behalf of the Equality and Human Rights Commission; and how much this has cost. 
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has not commissioned any work with YouGov to date.
To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what average salary was paid by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to its (a) male, (b) female, (c) white, (d) black and minority ethnic (e) disabled and (f) non-disabled employees in the last period for which figures are available. 
The current average salaries for staff in each group are as follows:
Average salary (£)
Black and Ethnic Minority
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These figures do not reflect full-time equivalent salaries but are purely the average of total salaries paid to staff. They therefore have not been updated to reflect, for example, part-time working. The Commission does not currently have figures based on hourly rates. These will become available once the Commission has finished harmonisation of its legacy organisations pay arrangements onto common rates of pay. These new rates have now been agreed with trade unions and staff have been consulted. It is expected that these new arrangements will be implemented shortly. Figures based on hourly rates will be available in the new financial year.
Females: Crimes of Violence
Mr. Roger Williams:
To ask the Minister for Women and Equality how many complaints have been made to police forces about violence against women in the last five years, broken down by (a) parliamentary constituency and (b) police force. 
Violence against women includes crimes such as rape, domestic violence, forced marriage, sexual exploitation and trafficking, and I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer for question 2272115 November 2008, Official Report, column 556W. The following table provides a breakdown by police force area for recorded offences of rape of a female for the last five years.
Recorded offences of rape of a female: 2003-04 to 2007-08