South Lanarkshire Council release report on number of minority workers

Less than 0.6 per cent of staff hired by South Lanarkshire Council in 2018-19 were black and minority ethnic (BME) applicants.

More than 32,000 people applied for jobs with the council last year with 371 applications (1.14 per cent) from BME candidates.

However, just 26 BME applicants (0.52 per cent) were hired - six less than in 2017-18.

Currently, black and minority ethnic (BME) employees make up 0.98 per cent of South Lanarkshire Council staff.

Figures revealed...
source: Daily Record

2019-11-19 19:38
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