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Melanie Dawes

Melanie Dawes is Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. In April 2019, as Chair of the Civil Service People Board, she was appointed as the overall champion for Diversity & Inclusion in the Civil Service. She was previously Civil Service Gender Champion.

Spotlight: Next steps and challenges for Civil Service diversity and inclusion

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As the organisation's champion for Diversity and Inclusion, Melanie Dawes looks at progress towards a truly inclusive Civil Service, introduces two civil servants from underrepresented groups who describe their experience, and pinpoints five ways in which we can all help to turn ambition into reality.