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Scotland Yard to 'downgrade' police entry tests to allow for ethnic minorities
Express (UK) ^ | September 15, 2013 | Ted Jeory

Posted on 09/17/2013 6:50:31 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi

SCOTLAND Yard wants to downgrade the importance of written English tests at police recruitment centres to make it easier for candidates from ethnic minorities to join the Met.

Bosses believe people who do not have English as their first language are being discriminated against under current assessment rules.

They have recommended the weighting placed on the “Written Communication” section of the Metropolitan Police’s tough entrance exam is lowered.

However, they fear a “white backlash” among rank and file officers who feel they have already been passed over for promotion.

Home Affairs Committee chairman, MP Keith Vaz, said last night any move to drop standards would be “insulting” to ethnic minority candidates themselves, and would risk losing public cofidence.

The details are contained in an internal Met report marked “restricted” but which has been obtained by the Sunday Express under the Freedom of Information Act.

The Diversity Health Check document highlights a growing concern about race relations at the Yard, 11 years after the publication of the Macpherson Report into allegations of “institutionalised racism” surrounding the death of Stephen Lawrence in 1998.

The diversity report paints a picture of an agonised management acutely aware their workforce is not representative of the wider London community but at the same time concerned not to damage the moral of existing staff.

However, Met managers are determined to press ahead on filling the diversity gap.

The report, written by the Diversity and Citizen Focus Directorate in June last year—and still being discussed with Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe—recommends the Yard lobby for a law change that would allow “positive discrimination” in recruitment.

(Excerpt) Read more at express.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: diversity; leo; ungland; workforce

1 posted on 09/17/2013 6:50:31 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Rank and file officers who feel they have already been passed over for promotion are just going to have to get used to the New Order.


2 posted on 09/17/2013 6:52:16 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- <<http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

wow


3 posted on 09/17/2013 6:52:30 PM PDT by onona (The Earth is the insane asylum for the universe (yup, I belong))
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Chaos...

Man, they are dividing and conquering us. Pure and simple...

Yes, I know this is in Britain..., for the time being.


4 posted on 09/17/2013 6:52:36 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

“positive discrimination”

well I guess thats more forthcoming that affirmative action..../s

perhaps they can manage to recruit some fine young somalis....and such../S-S-S


5 posted on 09/17/2013 6:52:58 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

More happy news from the dying island.


6 posted on 09/17/2013 6:53:27 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: B4Ranch

Diversity: finding the lowest common denominator to set the under-achievement bar.


7 posted on 09/17/2013 6:54:56 PM PDT by Autonomous User (Pain Fades. Chicks Dig Scars. Glory, lasts forever.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Diversity is ‘WAY over-rated.


8 posted on 09/17/2013 6:55:12 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

it is this “down grading” business that is rendering organizations as impotent, IMO.


9 posted on 09/17/2013 6:57:38 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Gender-norming, language-norming, what's the diff? We're all scrod in the end!!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

10 posted on 09/17/2013 6:59:22 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Cultural Marxists like to label anti-white programs as “civil rights” or “positive discrimination” because who wants to speak out against civil rights or something allegedly positive?

It’s basically wrapping a tird in fancy paper and giving it to white people so that they think they’ll like what’s inside.


11 posted on 09/17/2013 7:01:14 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Ungland...
12 posted on 09/17/2013 7:14:10 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Funny how you ALWAYS have to lower the standards for minorities. What does that tell you?


13 posted on 09/17/2013 7:24:10 PM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

We did that in 2008 for the presidency. It hasn’t worked out too well for us.


14 posted on 09/17/2013 7:25:14 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

It tells me what we all know, but few are brave enough to say.


15 posted on 09/17/2013 7:25:57 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

“t’s basically wrapping a tird in fancy paper and giving it to white people so that they think they’ll like what’s inside.”

sort of like Obama...?./s


16 posted on 09/17/2013 7:27:13 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

What could go wrong?


17 posted on 09/17/2013 7:29:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

These days anti-racism means anti-white. Meaning the white person (male usually) gets screwed and gets passed over to hire a less competent minority or female or gay


18 posted on 09/17/2013 7:30:00 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical, liberal minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a tird by the clean end.


19 posted on 09/17/2013 7:30:31 PM PDT by Wildcat Stevens
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To: DoughtyOne

Happens here too

Starts loosening standards to let women


20 posted on 09/17/2013 7:30:57 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: B4Ranch

Can’t they all just admit these entrants just aren’t too bright.

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21 posted on 09/17/2013 7:32:01 PM PDT by Mears (Liberalism is the art ot being easily offended.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Wow that should incease security.


22 posted on 09/17/2013 7:34:13 PM PDT by ully2
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To: ully2

for raving jihadists......s/

perhaps they should put forth a welcome mat for midget pacifists while theyre at it? /s

Britannia once ruled the sea..but these days they can see to rule


23 posted on 09/17/2013 7:41:17 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: wardaddy

I agree with that.

They demand to be let in because they’re as good as any guy.

Then first thing they complain because the obstacle course in basic training is too hard.

The guys have to do it, or get weeded out.

The women don’t have to because it’s unfair.


24 posted on 09/17/2013 8:49:27 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Great post!!!


25 posted on 09/17/2013 8:50:46 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

England really isn’t a good role model and doesn’t learn from its past mistakes.

I am really surprised that we led the way with this ‘watering down’ tests and standards to accommodate those that are unable to perform to the set standards, so for a change the Brit’s are ‘following our lead’.

I am old enough to remember the unique thing about the “Bobbies” was they never carried guns (at least the uniformed ‘beat’ officers).

Funny, while they didn’t carry, the citizens were allowed to own, carry or whatever.

THEN they tightened up on the ownership of guns and before long, the Bobbies were forced to carry because the ONLY people with guns were the ‘bad guys’ as the ‘good guys’ complied with the law.


26 posted on 09/17/2013 9:11:07 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: Mears; Autonomous User

In the future if some barefoot tribesman declares himself to be an agent of Scotland Yard and orders you to put your hands up, do as you were ordered or he will bring the full authority of the Agency down upon you.


27 posted on 09/18/2013 1:23:31 AM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- <<http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: DoughtyOne

“Yes, I know this is in Britain..., for the time being.”

This has been standard operating procedure in the US for years. White firemen in CT recently won a lawsuit because of it; their results were tossed because an insufficient number of “preferred minorities” scored high enough. Ironically, the one black guy who did well had his results tossed, too; they had to invalidate the test for everyone.

Apparently, tests that include such buzzwords as “work”, “book”, and “father” are culturally biased against some groups...


28 posted on 09/18/2013 4:22:43 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (The talking heads have admitted is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

It worked pretty well in America.


29 posted on 09/18/2013 4:23:30 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: xrmusn

British ‘bobbies’ still don’t carry guns. We have specialist firearms units for any gun incident.


30 posted on 09/18/2013 6:20:57 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: DoughtyOne

It’s been going on here for years.


31 posted on 09/18/2013 6:21:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I’m sure it has. You were right to mention it. I’ve seen some of it myself.

Perhaps the most obvious way is how we cater to foreign nationals, demanding nothing of them to live here.

“Oh, you come from there, here let us print everything in your language. Don’t bother to learn ours.”

Our Founding fathers aren’t turning over in their graves at what has happened. They’re just dumfounded at out collective stupidity.


32 posted on 09/18/2013 11:45:12 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: kearnyirish2

LOL, it’s about that bad isn’t it...


33 posted on 09/18/2013 11:48:24 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: DoughtyOne

“LOL, it’s about that bad isn’t it...”

I guess; they’re very vague about what exactly is “culturally biased”...


34 posted on 09/18/2013 2:34:15 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (The talking heads have admitted is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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