Buckingham Palace releases ethnic makeup of workforce following racism allegations, must do better on diversity

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By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – Buckingham Palace, which has come under fire from Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan for the way it deals with race, has not done enough to increase diversity among staff, a senior royal source has said.

In its annual report on the Sovereign Grant, which details the queen's taxpayer-funded spending, the palace said on Wednesday that only 8.5% of its staff were from ethnic minorities, the first time it has given such a breakdown.

“We recognise we are not where we would like to be,” said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity….

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