If Ed Miliband can’t even get his own black MPs and peers to show up at a ‘diversity dinner’ where he is the guest of honour, he is in deep, deep trouble. You can read the rest of the article on the voice newspaper website here.
Ed Miliband has the right to feel smug about gender representation within the Labour party, at least when compared to the others, but he doesn’t when it comes to race. As one senior member in the party (of Asian origin) told me recently, “there is a deafening silence within the party” on the issue. You can read the rest of the article on Labourlist here.
The debate spawned by Sunny Hundal’s article on LabourList today is long overdue. Labour’s efforts on ethnic minority representation have been well-meaning and far more successful than those of the other major parties. You can read the rest of the article on left foot forward by clicking here.