Category: Politics

December 11, 2019 / / Politics

This year we’ve had a flurry of articles on Sajid Javid’s proposal in 2018 for a British Values Test (BVT) to be added to the Life in the UK test (see here, here and here.)  The Life in the UK test itself is already mandatory but the BVT would be…

April 26, 2019 / / Brexit

We have heard a great deal from politicians and pundits over the last three years about how Leavers are bigots and that the Brexit vote marked a step backwards in race relations in the UK. Remain activists have repeatedly taken to social media and the airwaves to explain that leaving the…

April 19, 2019 / / Politics

David Lammy used to be a politician who was worth listening to; an MP from a working class, African Caribbean background in inner city London, who was prepared to speak honestly about problems in his community. In his 2011 book, Out of the Ashes, Britain After the Riots, he drew on…