August 9, 2002

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Electoral apartheid comes to Britain (Nick Britten, 08/08/2002)
A Government agency is to introduce electoral apartheid to Britain by holding a ballot in which voters are racially segregated.

The New Deal for Communities (NDC) in Nottingham is electing new members to its board in October, but voters are allowed to vote only for a candidate from the same ethnic background.

Supporters said the new system would ensure that businesses from ethnic minorities got "the board member they felt would represent their interests best".

But doubts were cast yesterday on the new system's moral, democratic and legal standing.

"doubts"? Posted by Orrin Judd at August 9, 2002 8:16 PM
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