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Wanted: MoD diversity boss, £110,000-a-year

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Diversity and inclusion is, apparently, ‘mission critical’ to the Ministry of Defence. That’s right, up there with keeping our troops safe or even, believe it or not, defence of the realm. Which is why the MoD is now looking for a new director of diversity and inclusion. In fact, the role is so ‘mission critical’ that the successful candidate will be paid at least £110,000 — more than a major, colonel or brigadier.

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