Positive Action in Action: Equal Opportunities and Declining Opportunities on Merseyside
This work sets out to give an account of the implementation of an equal opportunities/positive action programme by the VAT Headquaters of Customs and Excise on the occasion of its move from Southend to Liverpool in 1993. This policy and the move itself became incorporated into the urban regeneration of Merseyside and was made high-profile in a style that threatened to embarrass Customs and Excise.
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A-Levels Administrative agency agenda Biodata sift Biodata test black applicants black candidates black population Board of Customs Bootle cent changes civil servants civil service clerical Code of Practice costs created culture customised training course Customs and Excise discriminatory economic educational qualifications effective employer employment equal opportunities policy ethnic group ethnic minorities events of 1981 Excise's Executive Officer recruitment GCSE grades implementation initiative inner Liverpool labour market lack less Liverpool City Council managers manual sift market testing Merseyside Development Corporation minority population monitoring move Norman Tebbit not-white applicants not-white candidates organisation outcome passed percent political positive action posts privatisation problem programme public sector Queens question Race Relations Act racial response scores social South Liverpool Southend staff suggested Table targeted Tebbit trades unions under-represented VAT Headquarters waiting list whilst white applicants white candidates Wilberforce House workers workforce