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Race Relations Legislation

Volume 222: debated on Thursday 2 April 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many posts in the public services are exempt from the requirements of the Race Relations Act; and in what occupations these exemptions occur.

Section 75(5) of the Race Relations Act 1976 states that nothing in the Act invalidates rules made for restricting employment in the public service to persons of particular birth, nationality, descent or residence. Information on the particular posts or occupations concerned is not held centrally.