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Deep concern over growing segregation as new research shows Britons are socialising less with people from different ethnic backgrounds.

A study commissioned by The Challenge, has found that, compared to a similar survey in 2014, Britons are socialising less with people from a different ethnicity to their own and as a society we are becoming more segregated along ethnic lines.


The Government is expected to publish its review into integration in our country over the coming days. The Casey review will focus on the stark impact of ethnic, class and faith segregation in Britain and will no doubt spark intense debate over how we tackle these divisions.


This week, the 21st- 25th of November has been#iwill week. #iwill is a UK-wide movement that aims to make involvement in social action (e.g. fundraising, volunteering and campaigning) a normal part of life for 10-20 year-olds by the year 2020. Currently 4 in 10 young people take part in meaningful social action - the #iwill goal is to raise this to 6 in 10 by 2020. #iwill aims to enable ALL young people to have access to social action opportunities, wherever they live and whatever their background.