White Britons ‘In Retreat’ From Minority Areas

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brit lagA “retreat” of white Britons from areas where minorities live is limiting cultural integration, according to research by think tank Demos.

Analysis of the 2011 census shows that 45% of ethnic minorities in England and Wales live in areas where less than half the population is white British, while 41% live in wards that are less than half white.

Trevor Phillips, former chairman of the Equalities Commission and Demos Associate, said white Britons choosing not to live in minority-dominated areas “ought to make us a little anxious”.

He said: “This very interesting piece of research reveals a number of vital findings about how people in England and Wales are living together.

 

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