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Ministry of Defence: Islam

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 29th 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 Defence, how many staff in his 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 Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) publishes biannual statistics on diversity declarations for Armed Forces personnel and MOD civilian staff. The latest editions can be found at the following links:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2019 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/mod-diversity-dashboard-2019

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