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In addition, the study reveals that most ethnic minorities living in Britain feel stronger ties to the nation than whites.One in six white Britons feel only a slight sense of belonging to the nation.The survey of 15,000 people - ordered by Communities Secretary Hazel Blears - is likely to prompt a fierce debate about the disillusionment of the white majority. Tory communities spokesman Baroness Warsi said: 'It's no wonder more people feel there is an increase in racism when Labour's multicultural industry is forever talking up what divides us rather than concentrating on what unites us.' The research found that overall, whites are more likely than those from ethnic minorities to believe that racial prejudice and discrimination is getting worse.Fifty-eight per cent said they believe there was more racial prejudice now than five years ago, compared to 44 per cent who were interviewed in 2001.Sex is just one part of a relationship and relationships come in all shapes and sizes. Perhaps you are poly, bi, open minded, but perhaps you are solo too. I’d prefer a guy 25-45, who is adventurous and fun. That does not mean I don’t share my sexuality or won’t pleasure another. I would like a partner or friend who will encourage my sexuality whilst I will encourage and fulfill theirs and both share a meaningful friendship maybe relationship. That does not preclude me from valuing emotional intimacy either. I am, perhaps ironically, very selfless and a giving guy.
Three per cent alleged they had been turned down for a job for the same reason, up from one per cent.But it remains higher than for white people in many categories, particularly the police.Tory MP Greg Hands, a member of the Commons communities and local government select committee, said: 'It's a dangerous phenomenon if any part of the population feels they are being systematically discriminated against.' Overall, 84 per cent of people felt they belonged strongly to the country, including 45 per cent who said they belonged very strongly.The figure for ethnic minority communities has hardly changed, at 32 per cent.The survey found that 29 per cent of white people expect to be treated worse than other groups by at least one of eight public services, including the police, prisons, courts, Crown Prosecution service, probation service, local housing organisations, schools or GPs.
Whites also now feel less able than other ethnic groups to influence decisions affecting their local area and the country as a whole.