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Public Appointments: Equality

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 23397, tabled on 2 March 2020

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent steps his Department has taken to increase diversity on public boards.

Answered on

5 March 2020

Annual reports by the Commissioner for Public Appointments and the Cabinet Office include data on those taking up and holding public appointments. The government has published and is implementing the Public Appointments Diversity Action Plan, available on gov.uk. I will keep this plan under review and the next update will reflect the Government's levelling up agenda, including regional diversity, and diversity of thought.

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