A report on racism by the United Kingdom has criticism from upholders of racial equality. The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities was last summer in the wake of the of George Floyd in the USA. That death protests across the world and fuelled the Black Lives Matter movement. The commission that racism remains a "real force" in the UK. However, it said the British system is no longer "deliberately against ethnic minorities". It said people racism as a "catch-all explanation" for not ahead in life. It added that geography, family, socio-economic background, culture and religion a more significant impact on success in life than race.
Advocates of racial equality the report, "a truly historic denial of the scale of race inequality in Britain". The day the report was , the UK government's most senior adviser on race , although he said the timing was coincidental. A leading UK politician and radio show host, David Lammy, deeply critical of the report. He the government of "gaslighting" the British public. He : "For my own mental well-being I am not media interviews on the race commission today. Like so many in Britain's Black community, I'm tired of the endless debate about whether structural racism with little desire to actually it. We are being ."