Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
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.
Some seem to believes that they have a right to own the support of ethnic minority voters. Which they don’t.
These proposed changes suggest that Ministers’ resolve to address this type of abortion is weakening and, in Northern Ireland, evaporating.
We need to be proactive, and champion those universal values that we all share. And BAME conservatives need to be articulating and leading it.
Having been born in Calcutta, I have seen first hand the economic and human cost of the disaster that is socialism.
There are three main factors at work – genetics, plus cultural and social factors. And it’s not possible at present to disentangle the mix.
The mass of the public will demand answers to questions that previously had relatively limited appea – such as: why the postcode lottery in healthcare?
They are the country’s third biggest ethnic minority, and make an outsized and positive contribution to our economy and society.
Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
In the longer term, the aim of the hard left is to increase the size of the ethnic community so as to cement left-wing power.
Treat claims of a communalist election with suspicion. The evidence suggests that ethnic minority voters prioritise domestic issues over foreign policy ones.
The final piece of our mini-series about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.