The BBC has withdrawn an educational film about immigration following complaints that it was biased.
By – Steve Doughty
The film, aimed at GCSE pupils, contained claims that Britain was ‘multicultural long before curry and carnival’ and that debate over immigration had fueled a ‘huge rise’ in support for far-Right politics.
It was pulled from circulation and removed from YouTube after complaints that it broke impartiality rules.
Among other assertions by contributors to the film, part of a series called Don’t Hate the Debate, was: ‘Multiculturalism is a powerful tool for survival and possibly the only way to survive, so let’s embrace it.’
Another speaker suggested that ‘Britain had never been a nation of immigrants‘.
Read more: From 2018/078/05