Ethnicity data of State sector boards and committees

john luke made this Official Information request to Jenny Salesa

Currently waiting for a response from Jenny Salesa, they must respond promptly and normally no later than (details and exceptions).

From: john luke

Dear Jenny Salesa,

I understand that you have said in your statement below:

https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/ethn...

"The Office of Ethnic Communities (OEC) will conduct a voluntary survey of ethnic representation on State sector boards and committees from 3 October 2018 to 31 October 2018. This will enable OEC to collect baseline data to help strengthen future monitoring and reporting of ethnic diversity across State sector boards and committees. OEC will report back on progress in early 2019."

I would like to know has OEC report back on the progress yet? Have you received any memo/email/term of reference from OEC regards to this matter? If not, when do you expect to receive such information from OEC?

Yours faithfully,

john luke

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From: J Salesa (MIN)
Jenny Salesa

Dear John

Thank you for your email received 14 May 2019 in which you submitted an Official Information Act request to the Hon Jenny Salesa.

You have requested the following:

"The Office of Ethnic Communities (OEC) will conduct a voluntary survey of ethnic representation on State sector boards and committees from 3 October 2018 to 31 October 2018. This will enable OEC to collect baseline data to help strengthen future monitoring and reporting of ethnic diversity across State sector boards and committees. OEC will report back on progress in early 2019."

I would like to know has OEC report back on the progress yet? Have you received any memo/email/term of reference from OEC regards to this matter? If not, when do you expect to receive such information from OEC?

Pursuant to section 15 (1) of the Act we will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible, and no later than 12 June 2019 , being 20 working days after the day your request was received. If we are unable to respond to your request within this timeframe, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.

If you have any queries related to this request, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Kind regards

Moana Fuli | Private Secretary (Executive Assistant) | Office of Hon Jenny Salesa
DDI: +64 4 817 8714 | Email: [email address]

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