Racism among white supremacists is getting worse, John Denham to warn

Racism among white supremacist groups in Britain’s towns and cities is getting worse, a Cabinet minister will warn today.

DAILY TELEGRAPH, 8 Dec 2009: John Denham, the Communities secretary, will give warning that Muslims are not the only group which can breed extremism.

Pointing to recent convictions of white supremacists, and a broader rise in overt racism, Mr Denham will say: “It is important that local Muslim communities do not feel that are being singled out if other forms of extremism are a threat in the area”.

The Home Office has already been developing a new programme, called Channel, to support young people who at risk of being drawn into white racist violence.

But speaking in Birmingham today, Mr Denham will unveil a new £5million fund to deal with the spectre of rising white racism.

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