'Get on with the action, legislate, move - you're in government, do something' June 15, 2020

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The Shadow Justice Minister David Lammy told Justin Webb that “now is the time for action, not more reviews” and the Prime Minister should implement the findings of previous reviews on inequality. Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he will establish a commission on inequality in response to the Black Lives Matter protests. The commission will be run out of the Cabinet Office and report to the Prime Minister, and would be asked to finish its work by Christmas. Justin also heard from the former Conservative Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey, who said the Government would need time to decide on …



The Shadow Justice Minister David Lammy told Justin Webb that “now is the time for action, not more reviews” and the Prime Minister should implement the findings of previous reviews on inequality. Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he will establish a commission on inequality in response to the Black Lives Matter protests. The commission will be run out of the Cabinet Office and report to the Prime Minister, and would be asked to finish its work by Christmas. Justin also heard from the former Conservative Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey, who said the Government would need time to decide on the best course of action. Also in this podcast Mishal Husain spoke to Lord Woolley, Advisory Chair of the Government's Race Disparity Unit, who welcomed the new commission. Mishal also heard from Hilary McGrady, Director General of the National Trust, about their report examining the links between the trust’s historic homes and slavery. Credit: Reuters