Culture Secretary blocks appointment of BAME woman onto Channel 4 Board but approves 4 white men - why?

Culture Secretary blocks appointment of BAME woman onto Channel 4 Board but approves 4 white men - why?

Pressure is growing on Karen Bradley, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and MP for Staffordshire Moorlands, after she made the unusual decision of blocking the appointment of an Ofcom-recommended candidate onto the Channel 4 Board.  

Compounding the situation is the fact that the candidate-in-question, Althea Efunshile, former Deputy CEO of Arts Council England, is a female BAME applicant - while all other recomendees, white men, were accepted. 

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Comments (1)

  • Moses Uzor
    Moses Uzor
    Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:00am GMT
    She is acting out what the government stands for. The government tell us one thing, they do something different. There is no doubt the government has all along been paying lip service to the issue of institutionalised racism, this goes to confirm BME place in the British society. BME citizens is her constituent should call for her resignation if Theresa May fail to see this as an act of evil.

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