Lib Dem Campaign for Race Equality

Lib Dem Campaign for Race Equality

LDCRE Vice-Chair Dr. Mohsin Khan's Coronavirus advice for BAME communities

We all have a part to play to safeguard our friends and families. Lockdown seems to be helping to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) - but we mustn't stop until the Government says so. What we, our relatives, our families and friends, do now holds everyone's health at stake. If we don't stay at home now, the lockdown could go on much longer - so everyone needs to keep following the Government's advice on staying at home. Work from home if you can. Don't go to work unless you are a key worker and you really cannot work from home. Don't leave the house except for once daily exercise near your home and to shop for essential items. Don't visit friends or family who don't live with you, and stay at least 6 feet away from other people while you're out. And make sure to wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap, which kills the virus. This is important not just for you and your elderly or vulnerable relatives and friends - but for young and healthy people, who can also become seriously i

8 Apr 2020

We Demand Better for Race Equality

Last week, the Resolution Foundation found that UK black and ethnic minorities (BAME) lost an estimated £3.2bn a year in pay gap and called for equivalent gender pay gap reporting for BAME workers. There was another report from Centre for Justice Innovation on how community sentencing has decreased due to the loss of trust between the judges and magistrates and the probation service since the latter was privatised.

2 Jan 2019

UK Lib Dem news

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Health, Care & the NHS

Boosting Cancer Survival

Liberal Democrats have passed new policy with a comprehensive plan aimed at boosting cancer survival rates and improving the quality of life for patients and their families.

16 Mar 2024