Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 25th February 2014.

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what proportion of staff recruited to her Department since 5 May 2010 identified their ethnicity as (a) white British and (b) from a minority ethnic background.

Photo of Helen Grant Helen Grant The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The proportion of staff, recruited to DCMS since 5 May 2010, that identified their ethnicity is shown in the table:

  No. %
(a) White British 43 13.11
(b) Minority Ethnic background 14 4.27
Prefer not to say 2 0.61
Not declared 269 82.01

Completion of these data is non-mandatory for staff. As such these figures may not be fully representative of work force diversity.

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