Downing Street suggests UK should be seen as model of racial equality

Anger as long-awaited report on race and ethnic disparities concludes ‘claims of institutional racism not borne out’

Downing Street’s official response to the racial justice movements connected to Black Lives Matter has suggested the UK should be seen as an international exemplar of racial equality, and has played down the impact of structural factors in ethnic disparities.

The much-delayed report by No 10’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities is likely to spark an angry response from activist groups, with race equality experts describing it as “extremely disturbing” and offensive to black and minority ethnic key workers who have died disproportionally during the pandemic.

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