Policy Development

Minority Report: Race and Class in Post-Brexit Britain

Written by:
Omar Khan and Faiza Shaheen
Published:
2017
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'Minority Report: Race and Class in post-Brexit Britain' is an edited volume outlining the evidence on race and class inequality post Brexit referendum, gathering contributions from several race and class authors and scholars.

The report argues that the 'white working class' label is distracting policy-makers from solutions that will actually help working-class people of all backgrounds. The label also ignores the ethnic minority working class, whose economic circumstances and voice have been similarly ignored by policymakers for decades. These communities have close shared interests and would benefit equally from policies aimed at all low income groups.

The Runnymede Trust's previous Director, Omar Khan, wrote an accompanying piece for the Huffington Post, Who Cares About the White Working Class?

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