No 10 race report authors hit out at ‘deeply personal’ criticisms

No 10 race report authors hit out at ‘deeply personal’ criticisms

The Guardian

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Commission says depictions of them as ‘racism deniers, slavery apologists or worse’ are ‘dangerous’

The authors of the government’s contentious racial disparity report have responded to the widespread criticism of its findings, saying “deeply personal attacks” by politicians and other public figures are “irresponsible and dangerous”.

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities said its conclusions had been misrepresented, with some depicting them as “racism deniers, slavery apologists or worse”.

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