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Volume 714: debated on Thursday 12 November 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether discussions have been held with the chair of the Ethnic Minority Advisory Group about tackling racism in the workplace; and whether advice given by the chair has been followed. [HL6259]

Officials in the Department for Work and Pensions are discussing the matter of tackling racism in the workplace with the Ethnic Minority Advisory Group. This matter, including recommendations from the advisory group, will be discussed at the next Ethnic Minority Employment Task Force. Jim Knight, Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, chairs this task force. Six other Ministers also sit on the task force.