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Department for International Trade: Islam

Department for International Trade 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 International Trade, 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 Conor Burns Conor Burns The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

There are 76 members of staff in the Department for International Trade (including UK Export Finance (UKEF) as at 30 September 2019 who have self-reported their religion as Muslim on departmental systems.

The ethnicity and grades of those 76 people are shown below.

Ethnicity

Headcount

Asian

52

Any other ethnic group

10

Mixed

7

Black

Less than 5

Not Reported

Less than 5

Prefer not to say

Less than 5

White

Less than 5

Grade

Headcount

AA/AO

Less than 5

EO

18

HEO/SEO

36

G6/7

18

SCS

Less than 5

The tables above include civil servants working in the UK and paid via the DIT or UKEF payroll and UK based civil servants working overseas and paid via the Foreign and Commonwealth Office payroll and working on DIT objectives.

Where the number of people in any category is too small to be reported it has been redacted in order to prevent identification of individual and their protected characteristics.

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