Would You Go out and Mix If You Risked a Good Kicking?
Howe, Darcus, New Statesman (1996)
Last Monday, Oldham Council met to consider the results of the inquiry into last summer's street fighting in the town, involving 20,000 young men, mainly of Pakistani origin. The report has 134 recommendations. The last inquiry of that kind was the Macpherson report on the implications of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. That offered more than 170 recommendations. The Home Office promised to implement every one of them with the assistance of Stephen Lawrence's father and Lee Jasper, Ken Livingstone's adviser on race.
I am certain that neither Stephen's dad nor Jasper can answer, even for a million pounds, the question: what is Recommendation 121 of the Macpherson report? Nor, I …
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Publication information: Article title: Would You Go out and Mix If You Risked a Good Kicking?. Contributors: Howe, Darcus - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 131. Issue: 4570 Publication date: January 14, 2002. Page number: 35. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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