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Successful BAME applicants 2019-2020

Date of request: January 13, 2021
Reference: 051/21

Request

Please can you tell me how many applicants of BAME have applied to join your force for the years including 2015-2020?

Please can you tell me how many of those applicants were successful in their applications?

 

Response

Due to our retention period on application forms, we are only able to provide you with information for 2019 and 2020.

A total of 233 applicants stated they were BAME and of those a total of 35 were successful in their applications. Additionally six applicants selected ‘other’ and of those three were successful.

Please also note that 38 applicants did not state their ethnicity on their applications and of those, 13 were successful in their applications.

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