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— 29 November 2021

As part of its regular communications, Yorkshire County Cricket Club today gives the following update.

Whistleblowing hotline
The independent whistleblowing hotline became operational on Monday 15 November, and the club is committed to transparency regarding the volume of contact to the hotline.

Following its announcement on 22 November that 36 individuals had emailed the hotline in its first week, it has been confirmed that 12 emails were received in the week 22 November-28 November.

Mohinderpal Sethi QC of Littleton Chambers has been appointed to lead the independent investigation process to consider complaints that are lodged through the hotline, and all communications received are reviewed by Mr Sethi’s team which communicates directly with those who have made contact.

More information about the hotline may be accessed here:

Anyone wishing to lodge a formal complaint about any form of discrimination that they have suffered as a result of any act or omission of the Club can do so using a dedicated email address:

Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Chair of Yorkshire County Cricket Club, said:

“It is essential that those who have experienced or witnessed discrimination are able to come forward to share their experiences. I thank all of those who have contacted the hotline so far, and urge anyone with concerns to come forward.”