Ethnic minority MP numbers to surge this election: Study

A RECORD number of ethnic minority MPs are expected to be elected on July 4 and the parliament will be closer to representing the diversity of the electorate, race and diversity thinktank British Future said on Monday (10).The thinktank’s analysis of final candidate selections projects that there will be a record increase of 20-30 ethnic minority MPs in the Commons.With around 14 per cent of MPs coming from an ethnic minority background, the new Parliament will be closer to reflecting the diversity […]