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Women and Equalities Committee
Oral evidence concluded: Report in preparation.
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 Mrs Talat Ahmed, Chair of the Social and Family Affairs Committee, and Mr Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General, Muslim Council of Britain, and Miss Iman Abou Atta, Deputy Director, Faith Matters.
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.
Women and Equalities Committee questions Ministers on what the Government is doing to tackle islamophobia