UK launches £90m plan to tackle BAME high unemployment rate MOTIVATION: High-achieving children from BAME communities face a glass ceiling in the workplace (Photo cred: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
by LAUREN CODLING TACKLING inequality within employment and education is key to change, the chair of a newly launched government group implemented to address race disparity has said. Simon Woolley, the director and co-founder of Operation Black Vote, was named the chair of the Race Disparity Advisory group at Downing Street on Monday (19). It is a £90-million initiative designed to promote racial equality throughout the UK. The launch came on the same day that prime minister Theresa May announced a programme aiming to tackle inequalities within youth unemployment, which was highlighted in the government’s Race Disparity Audit last year.…
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