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NI Executive and local authorities questioned on progress of racial equality policies

26 October 2021

POSTPONED - The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee evidence session on minority ethnic and migrant experiences, originally scheduled for the morning of Wednesday 3rd November, has been postponed.


A new date for this session will be announced in due course.

The Northern Ireland Executive will be questioned alongside NI local authorities in the fourth hearing of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee’s inquiry into minority ethnic and migrant experiences.


Purpose of the session

In the session, MPs will investigate the Executive’s progress on implementing racial equality policies as well as the local delivery of public services for minority ethnic and migrant people. The previous session of the Committee’s inquiry heard the perspectives of NI’s Equality Commission and Barnardo’s NI on the progress of Northern Ireland’s 2015 Racial Equality Strategy.

Other sessions of this inquiry have focused on people’s experiences of healthcare, policing and hate crime, education and housing.

Witness names to be confirmed.

Further information

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