JOB PROSPECTS: Alok Sharma (left)
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EMPLOYMENT minister Alok Sharma has said he is com­mitted to helping more peo­ple from a BAME background get jobs as he hosted a meeting to understand the challenges facing some ethnic minorities. Sharma noted that while the employment rate was high among black, Asian and mi­norities (BAME), he was “per­sonally dedicated to pushing progress forward”. Earlier last week, 20 repre­sentatives from organisations working to increase BAME employment met Sharma to discuss how to help young people and women from mi­nority backgrounds get jobs. Sharma said: “It’s impor­tant we learn from some of the best examples and make the most of…