The Home Secretary has criticised several forces for inadequate recruitment of ethnic minority candidates.
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For all the Government’s failures, she was making a bold, brave argument. It may offend the zeitgeist within the M25, but it resonates in the bigger Britain.
Sunder Katwala: Corbyn may offer the Tories a new opportunity with minority voters – but that’s no cause for complacency
The next election may see increasingly distinct pitches from each of the parties towards sections of the latter.
Mike Freer MP: Labour’s upper echelons can now be considered to be overwhelmingly hostile to Britain’s Jewish community
Corbyn’s election has all at once overtly politicised and alienated an entire community that has long been an integral part of British society.
An increase in refugees should be mirrored by a reduction in other migration. This won’t happen – and the Government is showing that it buckles under pressure.
His passionate defence of the welfare state runs counter to values that are truly embedded in their psyche: self-reliance, personal responsibility, entrepreneurialism.
The equivalent of 250,000 people every year are stopped and subjected to hugely intrusive searches without the police sticking to the rules.
The smokescreen of community politics has been used to divide and divert in Tower Hamlets for far too long.
As anti-Semitic violence returns to the Old Continent, the Sephardic Jews who repopulated France are leaving in droves. Europe may this time be left truly soulless.
With a young and diverse electorate, Tory challenges in London today auger national troubles tomorrow. We need a candidate who can change perceptions of our party.
Plus: Go, Corbyn, go! Go, Zac, go! Happy Birthday, IEA. Racism in America. Welfare in Britain. And: If Wellington had lost, we’d all be speaking French.
“There is now much more diversity within our ranks – BME candidates within the Cabinet, for example.”
Sunder Katwala: Here is early evidence that the Conservatives are now winning more ethnic minority votes
A Survation poll commissioned by British Future finds that David Cameron’s party won a majority of Hindu votes – and also polled well with other Asian voters in the south.
Pickles is the Government’s new “Anti-corruption Tsar”. First he must report and make recommendations. And then the Commons must act.
In seeking to improve the stop-to-arrest ratio, the Home Secretary has probed evidence, thought hard, feels strongly – and has acted.