Diversity and Inclusion (676A/20)
a) What was the total cost of the Force’s Diversity and Inclusion Team (or similar) in both the 2019-20 financial year, and the current financial year up to the 25th August 2020, broken down for each financial year.
b) How many people were employed (FTE) as part of the Force’s Diversity and Inclusion Team (or similar), including all full job titles and FTE for each, in both the 2019-20 financial year, and the current financial year up to the 25th August 2020, broken down for each financial year.
c) Please provide the names, explanatory details and costs of all courses focusing on diversity, inclusion, workplace behaviour and racial and/or gender awareness, in both the 2019-20 financial year, and the current financial year up to the 25th August 2020.
Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
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