Book News: June 14th, 2000

The report by the Social Exclusion Unit demonstrates that people from minority ethnic communities are disproportionately disadvantaged and that this disadvantage cuts across all aspects of social exclusion. They are more likely than others to live in deprived areas and in poor housing; more likely to be poor and unemployed; in some cases, likely to do less well at school and to be excluded in disproportionate numbers from school.The Unit has put together the ideas produced by the Policy Action Teams about what should be done to tackle the disproportionate social exclusion.The report is available at   Hard copies can be obtained by phoning 0207 270 631