Women and Equalities Committee

Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Report published. Awaiting a Government Response.

Report published

The report highlights the economic disadvantages faced by Muslims, who experience the highest levels of unemployment out of all religious and ethnic groups, at 12.8% compared to 5.4% for the general population.

The report concludes that the Government's commitment to tackling disadvantage for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people must be coupled with a coherent cross-Government strategy focused on specific groups, including Muslims, and recommends that a plan should be developed by the end of this year.

Terms of reference: Employment opportunities for Muslims in the UK

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