In ‘Minority Report: Race and Clalss in post-Brexit Britain', we argue improving the economic condition of the white working class requires the Government to take action to help al deprived communities. The ‘left-behind’ are the white working class and ethnic minority working class – and even though they voted differently on Brexit these communities have close shared interests and would benefit equally from policies aimed at all low income groups.
Published jointly with CLASS, Minority Report is an edited volume outlining the evidence on race and class. The 'white working class' label is distracting policy-makers from solutions that will actually help the white working class. The label also ignores the ethnic minority working class, whose economic circumstances and voice have been similarly ignored by policymakers for decades.
Read our Director's blog in Huffington Post, Who cares about the white working class