The Home Office won’t be fit for purpose to administer a post-Brexit migration system without a full understanding of what went wrong.
Posts Tagged: ethnic minorities
But some, perhaps many, Tory MPs have these tendencies – including one no less senior than the Prime Minister herself.
Sunder Katwala: “Rivers of blood” and a striking reflection. Powell set the bar too low on integration.
Across this half-century, from Scarman after Brixton to MacPherson after Stephen Lawrence, governments have engaged only sporadically engaged with race.
Last year’s general election saw Labour decisively re-open a lead which we had worked hard to reduce in 2010 and 2015.
The reshuffle showed just how far BME Conservatives have come since I first joined the Party, but we have much farther still to go.
The MP for Sutton and Cheam will have his work cut out to reconnect the Tories to a city which some fear could become their “next Scotland”.
I want our Party to come out of the process stronger and more adept at campaigning – ready to win.
If the Conservatives had won 42 per cent from them too, our research projects that she would have won with a comfortable 42-seat majority.
They include both the working class vote being up for grabs…and the Party adapting to the changing nature of modern Britain.
David Goodhart and Richard Norrie: Indiscriminate on discrimation. Two recent reports that must not lead Ministers astray.
David Lammy and the Social Mobility Commission both made a big splash on the basis of weak evidence and flawed assumptions.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Mark Francois: More women. More ethnic minorities. Medical testing reform. What must be done to raise army numbers.
The Prime Minister asked me to conduct a review of recruiting into the Armed Forces. My report is published this week.
Individually, migrants can come to embody these values better than many on the Left who were born here. But the evidence suggests that this takes time.
The Party apparatus may be in the capital, but it is not connected with the city’s residents. We must reach out and engage.
Matthew Offord: Enough sychophants. Enough time-servers. Enough of this CCHQ farce. Why I am standing for the Party Board.
Many of us were denied access to VoteSource, literature and printing resources – and we all had to wait for ever for CCHQ to ‘approve’ any and every statement printed.