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More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs asked by ITV News have experienced racism in Parliament

More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs asked by ITV News have experienced racism in Parliament

More than half of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) MPs say they have experienced racism, racial profiling and prejudice from fellow MPs, an ITV News investigation has found. In an anonymous survey sent by ITV News to all 65 BAME MPs, 62% of the 37 respondents said they had experienced racism from staff in the Houses of Parliament while 51% said they had dealt with racism from fellow MPs. Of... »

UK praised for gender diversity despite lagging global progress

UK praised for gender diversity despite lagging global progress

The UK has been praised for its ‘substantial proportional increase’ in gender diversity in a global report by index provider MSCI, but overall progress on global female board representation has taken a step back. The annual report Women on Boards looked at the 2,700 global companies making up its MSCI All Country World index (ACWI) as of 16 October 2018.  Out of 102 UK companies s... »

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