The request comes amid the growing impact of the Black Lives Matter protest in America and around the world after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the USA.
The panel issued a statement on how it is seeking to start a conversation to establish how to be more inclusive and promote equality for BAME members. It said: ‘We want to make sure that everyone can be a part of, and feels welcome in, our community. We acknowledge we are at the beginning of a journey, with a goal of providing diverse and inclusive opportunities for BAME people in our community.’
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