Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
Posts Tagged: Sikhs
Rami Ranger: A hundred years on, the Amritsar massacre is a wound that has healed but will never be forgotten
While we mark the tragedies in our past, let us also focus on celebrating our current partnership and enduring friendship with India.
Andy Street: In the West Midlands, inclusion is more than a buzzword. It’s turning our diversity into a strength.
It is a sad and all-too-obvious fact that most of the decision makers I meet in my role as Mayor are people who look like me.
It’s a counter-intuitive take – but it’s what the sum of opinion polling in recent years tends to suggest.
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
Over time, proposals have either been denounced as politically correct nonsense, or embraced with an enthusiastic “me, too”-ism. Neither approach is exactly rigorous.
The sacrifices of our forefathers should inspire us to step up and serve, in our own ways.
Commemorating the contributions of ethnic minorities to our military can inspire future generations to stand up and serve.
Sunder Katwala: Many ethnic minority voters are natural Leave supporters – but there’s that thorny issue of trust
Many feel British and have a Commonwealth attachment – but worry that the Brexit campaign is run by UKIP.
His passionate defence of the welfare state runs counter to values that are truly embedded in their psyche: self-reliance, personal responsibility, entrepreneurialism.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
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.
The Camerons’ visit to a Gurdwara in Gravesham was evidence of the Party’s push for support among Hindu and Sikh voters.