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dan hancox
the whole clip is worth watching, but i transcribed the relevant bit
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Carsmile Steve Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
[data nerd point] expansion of ethnicities in census returns between 97 and 17 allows ppl to more accurately describe themselves.
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Jameela Freitas Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
there's only one word for that: racist.
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Maya Goodfellow Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
Thanks for transcribing this. Migrants/people of colour being treated as a problem yet again
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dan hancox Jan 11
Replying to @CarsmileSteve
haha well that is a fascinating data nerd intervention, thank you
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Matt DC Jan 11
She's still using 'white' and 'British' interchangeably. What proportion of those 'non-British' ppl are white?
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Carsmile Steve Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
trying to remember if "white - other" (ie not brit or irish) was even an option back then?
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dan hancox Jan 11
Replying to @MayaGoodfellow
she doesn't even bother with the usual Sensible Labour thing of saying "now, we all love diversity, but..."
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dan hancox Jan 11
Replying to @MayaGoodfellow
the word 'problem' is littered throughout the discussion on both sides, completely un-nuanced and unchallenged
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dan hancox Jan 11
exactly. see also (as i was just sharing this old tweet)
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Maya Goodfellow Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
Yes. And when there are complaints about "cultural difference", there's no attempt to even challenge stereotypes.
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dan hancox Jan 11
Replying to @MayaGoodfellow
exactly - it's so gutless, so craven. a lot of labour mps clearly heard cameron say 'multiculturalism has failed' and nodded
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dan hancox Jan 11
Replying to @MayaGoodfellow
wd be a shock to hear an mp say "the uk has a history of great hostility to new arrivals, but look: the world hasn't ended"
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Sam Gramann Jan 11
It's racist because?
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Being Watched Jan 11
remember David Blunkett flipping out about getting swarmed with refugees he was bombing in Afghanistan
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Alex Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
I don't even know where to begin with this
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Matt Morrison Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
In a village of 100 people, that's one "non-UK" family moving in since 1997. Must be awful for them.
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PLAYBOICARTINEXTDOOR Jan 11
Replying to @danhancox
u need to do more 'transcribing' tweets, good numbers m8 (I'm drunk 😬)
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matthew Jan 11
Surely "I'm not a racist but......."!
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