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Ethnic minorities face “entrenched and far-reaching” inequality says new report

EHRC called on the government to develop new targets to reduce race inequality

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The report released today (18) by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), a public body, found that the life chances of young people from ethnic minorities in Britain had deteriorated over the past five years after looking at areas such as education and health. Race was the motive in 82 percent of hate crimes recorded in England and Wales, while the two nations saw an “unprecedented spike” in hate crimes since Britain voted on June 23 to leave the European Union. Black people were found to be more than twice as likely than white people to be murdered in…

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