Fair Play: A Daniel Dorling Reader on Social Justice
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Young people who come into contact with police officers on the streets today have little idea of the significance of the stabbing to death of Stephen Lawrence in a racist attack in 1993. Only their parents or grandparents remember the daily exposures of police incompetence and indirect racism which were given high profile in the media for six months.
The repercussions of the case are still on-going with the long overdue conviction in 2012 of two of the original suspects, and in the same year a number of racist assaults by police.;;This unique book provides an insider's view of the seminal inquiry into Stephen Lawrence's murder. Dr Richard Stone OBE was a panel member of the Inquiry as Adviser to the judge, Sir William Macpherson.
This accessible and engaging book includes analysis of hitherto inaccessible transcripts. These dramatically show how the Inquiry was undermined to the point of failure to produce the desired results.;;Dr Stone also discusses contemporary issues and the relevance of the Inquiry today. He says I have written about my experience because I feel a degree of obligation to tell, from my position at the centre of the Inquiry, just how difficult issues were dealt with.
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Are immigrants and to which more tourists flock per resident than anywhere else in the world. Alternatively I could be ‘Henri’ for a day, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and boast of net immigration swelling my rich country more than any other in Europe, and how I ‘performed’ the best of all in Europe in terms of tourist receipts (per resident). Perhaps I should rise above mere riches? Hans (Prince of Liechtenstein to you mere mortals) can boast of how many trees are being planted per person in.
That poverty had been all but eradicated. Today many would argue in just the same way that even the poorest have never had it so good. But everyone knows that you are poor when you cannot afford an annual holiday in Britain and have problems making ends meet each month, while others jet around the world and find it hard to buy enough to spend their “spare” money. We call this “breadline poverty”. Figure 3: Poverty in London and the South East in 1980 and 2000 A Labour MP recently told me that.
Is most unfortunate about this misunderstanding is that it detracts from the neighbourhood segregation that is most clearly occurring in Britain but which is about poverty and wealth, not race nor religion. Neighbourhoods are becoming more segregated by rates of illness and premature mortality. Depending on when and to whom a baby is born – inequalities in their chances of reaching their first birthday have widened since 1997. Neighbourhoods are rapidly becoming more segregated by wealth – most.
National Health Service financial settlement was as low in constant price terms as that announced on October 20th 2010 (Emmerson, 2010). It was also the last time that for a couple of years the proportion of adults being admitted to universities in Britain fell (Timmins, 2001). We have to turn back to the early 1950s to know what austerity feels like and to get a sense of the grievances it can cause if it is coupled with rising inequalities, with not being “all in it together”. This was the.
Have a point about the relationship of those in power to the North of England and the precarious situation that they find themselves in, relying on a few (almost entirely American owned or run) banks to finance London. Did I mention our English subservience to America a little earlier? It’s so well accepted now that we often forget to! What the English desert lacks above all else is money. Money in England has spiralled into the South East in recent decades – sent like food, water and tribute to.