Labour caught in row as even BAME fails woke test which falls foul of MPs ... trends now
The course, offered to all MPs, advises them to avoid the acronym BAME, which stands for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic.
Yet the Labour Party has a section of its website dedicated to 'BAME' communities and a person to represent 'BAME' interests on its governing body.
The disparity has confused some of the party's MPs who are now unsure how to refer to people of different ethnicities.
Labour was caught in a woke row last night after it emerged the party's race policies contradict Parliament's Unconscious Bias training. Pictured: The Labour front bench with Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer (centre), Rachel Reeves (second-left), David Lammy (left), Angela Rayner (third-right), Anneliese Dodds (second-right) and Thangam Debbonaire (right)
The Unconscious Bias training says 'BAME... is problematic and should be avoided, as it puts Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic people into a category together, as though they are a homogenous group with similar lived experiences'. Instead, it advises that they should be called 'ethnically diverse or