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Women and Equalities Committee
The deadline for written submissions was Thursday 31 March 2016. However, late submissions may still be considered. Please contact the committee if you have any queries.
Muslims face some of the lowest employment rates and lowest rates of pay of any group. They are also underrepresented in managerial and professional roles. This inquiry will consider what barriers to employment exist for Muslims. It will also look at the prevalence of discrimination against Muslims in the workplace. The Committee welcomes submissions from individuals as well as organisations.
Evidence given by Baroness Williams of Trafford, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions.
Evidence given by Aman Ali, Head of Media, Federation of Student Islamic Societies, Laura Morley, Director of Volunteering and Student Welfare, IntoUniversity, and Professor Jacqueline Stevenson, Sheffield Hallam University; Helen Barnard, Head of Analysis, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Sarah Elie, Executive Director, Somers Town Community Association, Karen Galey, Head of Economic Development, Camden Borough Council, and Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association (at 11.30am).
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Women and Equalities Committee questions Ministers on what the Government is doing to tackle islamophobia