Law will force BBC and ITV chiefs to reveal how many gay and transsexual staff they have on

Mail Online | 9/14/2019 | Harry Cole Deputy Political Editor For The Mail On Sunday
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The BBC and ITV will be forced by law to audit how many gay and transsexual staff they have on and off screen under leaked Government plans seen by The Mail on Sunday.

And following ageism rows at the Corporation, broadcasters will be told to reveal the ages of all their employees.

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New Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has written to the Prime Minister outlining her plans to give regulator Ofcom sweeping powers to collect detailed diversity data from the TV industry.

Since 2017, Ofcom has monitored gender, race and disability employment figures at broadcasters, but now Mrs Morgan wants to massively widen the criteria. She will order data to be collected on age, gender reassignment, marriage, pregnancy, race, religion and sexual orientation – currently only...
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