Skip to comments.Scotland Yard to 'downgrade' police entry tests to allow for ethnic minorities
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 Polices 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 yearand still being discussed with Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howerecommends the Yard lobby for a law change that would allow positive discrimination in recruitment.
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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.
Man, they are dividing and conquering us. Pure and simple...
Yes, I know this is in Britain..., for the time being.
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
More happy news from the dying island.
Diversity: finding the lowest common denominator to set the under-achievement bar.
Diversity is ‘WAY over-rated.
it is this “down grading” business that is rendering organizations as impotent, IMO.
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
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.
Funny how you ALWAYS have to lower the standards for minorities. What does that tell you?
We did that in 2008 for the presidency. It hasn’t worked out too well for us.
It tells me what we all know, but few are brave enough to say.
“ts basically wrapping a tird in fancy paper and giving it to white people so that they think theyll like whats inside.”
sort of like Obama...?./s
What could go wrong?
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
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.
Happens here too
Starts loosening standards to let women
Can’t they all just admit these entrants just aren’t too bright.
Wow that should incease security.
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
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.
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.
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.
“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...
It worked pretty well in America.
British ‘bobbies’ still don’t carry guns. We have specialist firearms units for any gun incident.
It’s been going on here for years.
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.
LOL, it’s about that bad isn’t it...
“LOL, its about that bad isnt it...”
I guess; they’re very vague about what exactly is “culturally biased”...