Ignoring the over-representation of young black men as both victims and perpetrators of violence won’t stop families losing their sons.
Posts Tagged: David Lammy MP
Iain Dale: The Government’s race review had some positive findings. So why are ministers avoiding the media rounds?
I tried to get Badenoch on my show, but it was a straight “no” from Number 10 (as usual).
“And you’ve got to have mass testing that works” in schools, says the Shadow Justice Secretary.
WATCH: Lammy on universities – “Williamson needs to come to the House tomorrow and explain what he’s going to do”
The Education Secretary must make sure that: “young people can receive their education and they can get the testing that they now deserve”.
Dean Godson: The new ethnic minority voices who are challenging left-wing orthodoxy on race and culture
The membership of a new Government commission represents a significant evolution in the story of these issues in Britain – and within the Conservatives.
Sunder Katwala: Race and age. To older Britons, the pace of progress seems swift. To younger ones, frustratingly slow.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.
Profile: Black people in Britain, and whether this is an irretrievably racist or a wonderful country
It seems to me there is truth on both sides of this argument. The nuances to which Lammy refers get lost once combat is joined.
David Green: Johnson’s racial inequality inquiry must be free from political prejudice. Here are my tips for getting it right.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
The ‘idiots’ who attacked statue of Churchill ‘deflect from the central message of Black Lives Matter’ campaign. he says.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
Trevor Phillips: What’s driving Labour’s unjust suspension of my membership? Could it be a cynical ploy to put pressure on the Tories?
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
The Prime Minister’s opponents are entirely within their rights to condemn his choice of words, but not to the useful lie that he’s breaking new ground.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
“They’re happy to use the phrase “Grand Wizard” – KKK is what it evokes to me, and the Deep South.”
Simon Marcus: Marxist ideology. Lax courts – and May’s legacy. All have helped to create the new era of gang crime.
While white boys are being saved in Glasgow, a new era of lawlessness has become rationalised in London – and will continue until our leaders come to their senses.