Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Last Thursday, the UK government appointed David Goodhart, a supporter of its “hostile environment” policy as a commissioner on its equalities watchdog. The “hostile environment” policy was the precursor to the Windrush scandal that saw hundreds of people from Black and other ethnic minority backgrounds wrongly deported.In July 2018, Goodhart claimed, in a Policy Exchange Paper, that despite the Windrush scandal, Britain’s border was far more “fit for purpose” than it was a decade ago. In the same month, Goodhart went a step further by arguing in a Telegraph article that the Windrush scandal s…

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