White Britons are now a minority in Leicester, Luton and Slough and Birmingham is set to follow by end of decade All three communities have a white British population of less than 50%, 2011 UK census shows, and Birmingham will be the same by 2020 Slough has the lowest proportion of white Britons in the UK outside London – 35 per centImmigration from Eastern Europe since 2004 a major cause, say academics By Steve Doughty PUBLISHED: 10:52 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 22:54 GMT, 10 January 2013 Three towns and cities have joined London in having a minority white British population. Researchers say more than 50 per cent of people living in Leicester, Luton and Slough are either foreign or from an ethnic minority. Birmingham is expected to have a similar make-up by 2020
If you really must have 'a life' girls, leave it till the weekend | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 December 2012 The 2011 UK Census found that men are no longer the main breadwinners Who is going to be worrying about the bills that plop on the mat over the next few weeks For once, remarkably, my own peculiar lifestyle choice – to have been richer than my husband – segues nicely into the results of the 2011 UK Census. It found men are no longer the main breadwinners, an astonishing leap: my mum never possessed a cheque book, let alone a paid job. A leading union stated: ‘Employers need to acknowledge the fundamental importance of family-friendly policies as women continue to take on the burden of domestic work and childcare.’ Oh dear.
Archbishop of Canterbury speaks of his admiration for victims of 'outrageous cruelty and violence' in Christmas Day sermonDr Rowan Williams also said women bishops vote has damaged ChurchBut he points to positive Census which showed 59% of people still identified themselves as ChristianIt was his final Christmas Day sermon after serving a decade in office | UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 25 December 2012 'Privileged': The Archbishop of Canterbury will use his last Christmas message to say how he has been inspired by meeting people who have experienced great suffering such as victims of gang violence The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke today of how he has been inspired by meeting people who have experienced great suffering, such as victims of gang violence. Delivering his final Christmas Day sermon from Canterbury Cathedral, Dr Rowan Williams also acknowledged how the General Synod's vote against allowing women to become bishops last month has damaged the credibility of the Church. But he pointed out a reason to be positive in the recently published census statistics, which indicated that 59 per cent of people still identified themselves as Christian
The four-car families: Working women and their stay-at-home offspring behind rise in vehicles on the driveFamilies with four or more cars account for nearly one in 50 of all householdsStudy by RAC Foundation analysed census results | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 26 December 2012 The number of households with four or more cars has soared by 51 per cent to nearly half a million over the past decade. The rising number of women who work is one factor behind the increase
Britain needs immigration: Extraordinary open letter from Vince Cable's wife hits back at MoS columnist who wrote of 'alien nation' – and backs husband's mansion tax Rachel Cable responds to provocative column by Peter Hitchens'Most newcomers are either students or migrants with skills Britain needs'Mansion tax 'would help bridge widening gap between rich and poor | UPDATED: 22:42 GMT, 22 December 2012 Vince Cable's wife Rachel wrote an open letter defending Britain's immigration policy and backing her husband's policy of a mansion tax The wife of Business Secretary Vince Cable has written an extraordinary open letter defending the UK’s stance on immigration – and backing her husband’s controversial idea of a mansion tax. Rachel Cable was responding to a provocative polemic in last week’s Mail on Sunday by Peter Hitchens, who argued that British society was undergoing an irreversible transformation. Our columnist drew on recently released census data to highlight the decline of the UK’s manufacturing industry, London’s increasing detachment from the rest of the country, the decline of Christianity and marriage and the cultural changes wrought by immigration.
Alien nation: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparentsPeter Hitchens says that the Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011 but a prophetic document telling us where we are goingChristianity is on the decline while Islam is on the up and fewer of us are married for the first time ever | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 16 December 2012 Unrecognisable: Peter Hitchens argues that a real and irreversible transformation has only just begun The future will be another country. They will do things differently there
Alien nation: The new census reveals a Britain that would be unrecognisable even to our grandparentsPeter Hitchens says that the Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011 but a prophetic document telling us where we are goingChristianity is on the decline while Islam is on the up and fewer of us are married for the first time ever | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Unrecognisable: Peter Hitchens argues that a real and irreversible transformation has only just begun The future will be another country. They will do things differently there. The Census is not just a description of the state of things on a day in 2011, it is a prophetic document telling us where we are going, whether we like it or not
Migrants 'will push house prices up by an extra 10%', Theresa May warns Home Secretary: ‘More than one third of all new housing demand caused by immigration' Said research house prices will be 13 per cent higher over next 20 years than if migration were at zero | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 13 December 2012 House prices will rise by more than 10 per cent unless mass immigration is controlled, Theresa May warned yesterday. The increases in the years to come would go beyond other pressures on the housing market – dealing a blow to young Britons already struggling to get on the property ladder. In a speech in London, the Home Secretary delivered a blunt analysis of the impact of Labour’s ‘open door’ immigration policy.
Yes, immigration can bring huge benefits. But on this scale and at this speed, it's too much to cope with | UPDATED: 09:30 GMT, 12 December 2012 There you have it. The newly released results of the last census have made it official.
Yes, immigration can bring huge benefits. But on this scale and at this speed, it's too much to cope with | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 12 December 2012 There you have it