Exact number of BAME staff, and percentage of the workforce

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Dear Staffordshire County Council,

I would like to know the number of BAME employees of Staffordshire County Council, the total number of employees, and the percentage of your employees that are BAME please.

Yours faithfully,

Eleanor T

Staffordshire County Council

Dear Eleanor T,
 
Thank you for your request for information received by Staffordshire
County Council on 17/06/2020.
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Access Team

Portch, David (Corporate), Staffordshire County Council

Dear Eleanor

Thank you for your request for information.

Please find information provided by the relevant service team(s) below.

Based on a unique headcount, and excluding casual staff, as at 5th June we had 3780 employees, 109 of whom are recorded as being from BAME backgrounds. This equates to 2.88% of the council's workforce.

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Access Manager, Access Team, Staffordshire County Council, 2 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2DH or email [email address]

If you then have any further comments relating to how your request has been handled by our authority, please contact the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Regards
  
David Portch

Access Team
Staffordshire County Council
1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2DH

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