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  • Article: Oct 28, 2020

    Unfortunately in this country, ethnic minority communities are disproportionately likely to live in onvercrowded and poor quality housing.

    As we have seen during the pandemic this can lead to fatal consequences, as so sadly happened in the Grenfell disaster.

    Executive Member Cllr. Rabina Khan has been campaigning on the issue of unsafe cladding, which disproportionately effects ethnic minority communites.

  • Chair Ade Adeyemo ()
    Article: Sep 4, 2020

    We asked the Chair of the Racial Diversity Campaign, Ade Adeyemo, for an update on their work to increase the racial diversity of the party's candidates and elected representatives. To get involved with the RDC or get support from them, please click on this link to go to their website.

    Chair Ade Adeyemo's update:

  • Article: Aug 18, 2020

    The LDCRE has today launched a 10-point plan to improve racial equality both inside and outside the party. We call on both Layla Moran and Ed Davey and their campaigns to pledge their support for all 10 of these policies. We believe all these pledges are deliverable and will work with the successful candidate to introduce them.

  • Article: Jul 29, 2020

    Over 50 years ago, trans people of colour fought hard for our rights in the Stonewall riots, yet to this day, places such as Manchester still do not truly represent those who fought so hard.

    A city so diverse, modern and progressive by the looks but in reality this city has never seen an openly transgender politician. I say that we can do so much better. Let's get Manchester's first openly trans person of colour elected.

  • Article: Jul 24, 2020

    There are two main policy areas of work particularly relevant to BAME individuals that I've been working on at FPC and elsewhere.

    The first is as part of the exciting new online policy discussion project the Lib Dems are using - PolicyLab. This is part of a widescale policy review looking at how our policies will be changing for a World After Coronavirus. Please do go online and get involved in the discussions around this. I'm one of the co-leads for the health chapter, but also feed into the discussion by the co-leads on the other sections.