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Sing the petition to Include Latinx/Hispanic as an ethnic group in UK

Petition to Include Latinx/Hispanic as an ethnic group in the 2021 census

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I want the UK Government to acknowledge the huge population of Latinx/Hispanics here in the UK by adding a box allowing us to specifically designate this as our ethnic origin in the census form. We are not white, black, Asian, and certainly not ‘other’.

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The UK population is extremely diverse. Census forms having a box for most races/ethnicities allows recognition, understanding and in turn opportunity.

Latinx/Hispanics have a huge population here in the UK, however we always seem to struggle with our identity here, we aren’t acknowledged but simply put into the ‘other’ box. This is not a true reflection of the population. In the USA the Census Bureau lets people identify as Latinx/Hispanic, we want the same here in the UK.

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  • At 10,000 signatures, government will respond to this petition
  • At 100,000 signatures, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament

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