Part One: Thoughts on the treatment of LGB&T* asylum seekers in West Yorkshire

Over the next two weeks I will analyse the situation which LGB&T* asylum seekers are faced with when seeking asylum in West Yorkshire. This week I will describe the situation in regard to an individual, P, who I supported. Then…

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Racial Justice Bulletin – 19th February 2014

National News UK PM urged to curb police stop and search powers Whole-Life Sentences Are Legal Say Judges Plan To Keep Mentally Ill Out Of Police Cells   Racial Justice News Marksman seeks Rodney case review Shocking moment: Politician was…

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Racial Justice Bulletin – 12 February 2014

National News Protesters gather at CPS as police plead not guilty in court case   One in five could vote Ukip in European elections, ICM poll shows Immigration minister Mark Harper quits over cleaner's visa   Racial Justice News  …

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Investing in housing improvements among minority ethnic households could lower financial burden for NHS

  The Race Equality Foundation and BRE have recently published a new paper which looks at the cost of poor housing amongst minority ethnic communities.  Due to small samples in the English Housing Survey (EHS) for these communities, the paper looks at minority ethnic households as…

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Lobbying Yorkshire Peers against the Immigration Bill

  Last week Lester Holloway's (Policy Officer for Voice4Change) article Why the Immigration Bill is Flawed outlined the damaging impact the Immigration Bill would have if it passes through the House of Lords.  JUST West Yorkshire have compiled a list of peers who have affiliation with Yorkshire. …

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Why the Immigration Bill is flawed

The Immigration Bill, currently making its way through Parliament, has profound implications for ‘race’ and community relations beyond Third Sector organisations dealing specifically with asylum and immigration. The likely impact of the Bill would increase discrimination against British citizens from…

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Racial Justice Bulletin – 5 February 2014

National News CPS is ignoring racist motivation in murder and manslaughter cases, says damning report Secretary pushes through ‘controversial’ powers to make people stateless Lib Dem Candidate Maajid Nawaz Applied For Government Funding For Ex-EDL Leader Tommy Robinson Racial Justice…

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