No.10 Reception Celebrates Diversity

High achievers from the black, asian and ethnic minorities attended a reception at No 10 today meeting with PM Gordon Brown who said “The Labour Party is proud of the fact that Britain is a multi-faith and multi-racial society, from the high court to the armed forces, from the senior civil service to the top of British business, from the police force to out universities, in every part of the country, from every walk of life, from all faiths and none, black Asian minority ethnic communities are aspiring to and reaching the top.” and commented that while we have a number of black, asian and muslim MP’s there is still the need for more people from our ethnic communities to be actively involved in politics.

Attendees included  Bend it Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha, Baroness Pola Uddin and Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham.