1 Apr 2021

UK PM’s advisor Samuel Kasumu quits amid race report backlash

Downing Street has insisted that the departure of its most senior black adviser, Samuel Kasumu, has nothing to do with the hostile reception to yesterday’s government-backed report on race.

Some of the academics thanked in the report for their participation have today insisted they were not involved in writing it.

And there’s been a warning from some doctors that its findings could actually put ethnic minority lives at risk.