Tag Archive for politics

Record number of ethnic minority MPs to be elected in May 2015

More ethnic minority MPs than ever before will sit in the next parliament, according to new research from British Future, published in the report "The race for representation: how ethnic diversity became the 'new normal' in British politics".

Your first vote – use it or lose out

With the next general election approaching and my generation one by one becoming eligible to vote, it is incredibly important that the political awareness, or lack thereof, of my peers and myself is questioned, argues Matilda Neill.

How could the Conservatives reach out to non-white Britons?

The Conservatives, according to an article in The Economist, are much less likely to win non-white votes than socio-economic indicators would predict. What's going on - and how could the party reverse the pattern, asks Sunder Katwala.