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Britain is doing too little for nonwhites, study says

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY CLARA GERMANI / August 7, 1981



London

A parliamentary report accused the British government of doing too little to combat racial disadvantages faced by Britain's 1.9 million nonwhites, particularly in riot-torn Liverpool. The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee condemned the Interior Ministry for taking an "essentially passive role of spectator" instead of countering minority problems.

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The committee suggested the government study racial disadvantage and train teachers for multiracial education; that all firms consider declaring themselves equal-opportunity employ ers; and that police recruit more minorities as officers.