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Home Office: Islam

Home Office written question – answered on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Naseem Shah Naseem Shah Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many staff in her Department reported their religion as Islam in the latest period for which figures are available; what the reported ethnicity of those staff was; and how many of those staff were employed at each grade.

Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, Minister for Women

Answer:

Home Office staff have the option to identify as “Muslim” on our HR system rather than identifying their religion as “Islam”.

Our records show at 30 September that 2070 Home Office staff identify as Muslim. They identified according to the following ethnicities:

Ethnicity

Headcount

Asian or Asian British

1,756

Black or Black British

101

Chinese or Other Ethnic Group

67

Mixed

44

Prefer not to say

43

White

59

Total

2,070

Additionally, the 2070 Muslim staff are broken down into the following Civil Service grades:

Grade

Headcount

AA

57

AO

614

EO

891

HEO

280

SEO

146

G7

68

G6

9

SCS

5

Total

2,070

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