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Downing Street ‘rewrote report on race to make it palatable’
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Downing Street ‘rewrote report on race to make it palatable’

"We did not deny institutional racism or play that down as the final document did."Downing Street is being accused of ‘rewriting’ the latest UK race report. The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities concluded that the UK is not an institutionally racist country, and that the country ‘no longer’ functions in a way that disadvantages individuals from ethnic minorities. But according to The Observer, important sections of the findings, which were made public on 31st March, have been changed. Last July, twelve independent commissioners were appointed to conduct the review. The aim of making the enquiry independent was to ensure an honest investigation into inequality in the UK. When published, the findings of the 258-page review were widely criticised by industry professiona...