Ethnic minorities

So Theresa May, isn’t your own workforce ‘too white’?

22 October 2015 16:40

Today Theresa May has hit out at the lack of black and Asian officers in the police forces, arguing that the…

Is there absolutely nothing that can spook the diversity advocates?

12 June 2015 16:04

Today’s Times carries an interesting story. A new report from the Department of Education reveals that: ‘Almost one in three…

Tories and ethnic minorities: lessons from George W Bush

7 May 2014 12:52

Dan Hannan makes many good points in today’s Telegraph as he considers the Conservatives’ grim failure to attract support from…

Will the Union be a victim of multiculturalism?

7 May 2014 11:39

One of the more striking statistics in yesterday’s Policy Exchange report on multi-ethnic Britain is the revelation that only 25…

Why does the Tory party have a problem with ethnic minority voters? Because it deserves to.

6 May 2014 19:17

Why do the Tories have a problem with black and ethnic minority voters, daddy? It is, with all due respect…

Modern England: a triumph of immigration and integration.

6 May 2014 13:30

In a better, more sensible, world David Cameron would make a virtue of the opportunity UKIP has given him. He…

What does the Conservative Party offer ethnic minorities?

5 May 2014 12:15

It was the ethnic minority vote that swung it for David Cameron. Had it voted in line with expert pre-election…

Tory candidate: Conservative party not doing enough to convince minorities it is not racist

17 February 2014 15:53

Is the Conservative party doing enough to attract ethnic minority voters? We’ve reported previous pushes by Chairman Grant Shapps and…

Nick Boles is right: the Tory party must change.

20 November 2013 17:07

Another outbreak of the Tory Modernising Wars! What larks! Nick Boles’s speech to Bright Blue, a newish think tank for…

Alok Sharma on the campaign trail with David Cameron. Picture: Getty.

Alok Sharma’s big challenge: wooing ethnic minority voters

11 September 2012 14:43

Alok Sharma has been appointed Tory vice chairman and charged with improving the party’s standing among ethnic minority voters. He…

A weekend to forget for the blue team

28 April 2012 23:14

The Conservatives get a battering in tomorrow’s papers. Jeremy Hunt graces the front pages of the Observer and the Indy.…

Another voice: Dale Farm reprieved

19 September 2011 18:42

This is the second of our occasional ‘another voice’ series. Siobhan Courtney reports again from Dale Farm. The outcome was…

Residents of Dale Farm win injunction

19 September 2011 17:33

The residents of Dale Farm have been granted a last gasp reprieve by the High Court. The BBC reports: ‘Mr…

Another voice: An afternoon inside Dale Farm

18 September 2011 16:27

Siobhan Courtney, who blogged for us last week, is part of our ‘another voice’ series – occasional posts from writing…

Long-term problems

22 July 2011 17:32

It is fashionable to say that the nation is divided: the North and South, the haves and have nots, the…

Cuts are inspiring innovation

17 March 2011 17:08

The Big Society’s health is recovering. Despite the fevered clamour about library closures, some councils and communities are being positive…