Labour Hikes Ethnic Minority Ticket Prices

Labour has pulled its concessionary price for ethnic minority conference attendees after the Equalities and Human Rights Commission swooped. The controversial £30 ticket option for BAME attendees at Labour’s East Midlands Conference has now disappeared from the party’s website. New BAME attendees will now have to buy a standard visitor pass which costs £40. Bit harsh…

UPDATE: EHRC says it was unlawful:

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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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