Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has added to the government’s racism scandal today after Foreign Office staff forced an advert using ‘colonial era’ language to be taken down
Earlier today, DWP Secretary Amber Rudd sparked outrage when she used ‘archaic’ and ‘offensive’ language to describe Home Secretary Diane Abbott and other black women.
Now Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has added to the scandal after the Foreign Office’s (FCO) own staff had to force the removal of an ‘African Adventure’ job ad for its ‘colonial era’ language:
FCO staff had contacted Buzzfeed to highlight their concerns about the racist aspects of the ad for placements in Africa:
The FCO was criticised last year for its lack of diversity.
Amber Rudd with ‘archaic’ and ‘outdated’ and offensive language this morning, followed in close order by Hunt’s department with ‘colonial era’ language.
The hostile environment policy and a court’s judgment that the government’s ‘right to rent’ policy is intrinsically racists.
Tory Baroness Warsi’s ongoing battle against her party’s denial of its Islamophobia.
Racism is woven into the fabric of the Tory party and the mentality of many of its representatives. None of it receives the media attention it merits.
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