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Priti Patel calls BAME label ‘patronising and insulting’

Priti Patel

By: Sarwar Alam

Prominent British Asian MP Priti Patel has rejected labels attached with the black, minority and ethnic population, calling them ‘patronising and insulting’. Conservative party MP Patel, who was the first Indian-origin member of the UK Cabinet until she resigned last year, said that she had made it clear to her political colleagues and civil servants that she does not like the term Black, and Minority Ethnic (BAME). “I don’t like labelling of people. I don’t like the term BAME. I’m British first and foremost, because I was born in Britain,” she was quoted as saying by BBC. “I challenge all…

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