Poll Declares 58 Percent Want Public Funding Abolished for Faith Schools

THE GUARDIAN – Labour is calling for cross-party talks on how religious education is conducted and monitored in the state sector as a special poll for the Observer shows widespread concerns about the use of taxpayers’ money to fund faith schools in a multicultural Britain.

The survey by Opinium shows that 58% of voters now believe faith schools, which can give priority to applications from pupils of their faith and are free to teach only about their own religion, should not be funded by the state or should be abolished.

Of those with concerns, 70% said the taxpayer should not be funding the promotion of religion in schools, 60% said such schools promoted division and segregation, and 41% said they were contrary to the promotion of a multicultural society. Fewer than one in three (30%) said they had no objections to faith schools being funded by the state.


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    The Netherlands, where six per cent of the population is now Muslim, is scrapping multiculturalism.The Dutch government says it will abandon the long-standing model of multiculturalism that has encouraged Muslim immigrants to create a parallel society within the Netherlands .

    A new integration bill, which Dutch Interior Minister Piet Hein Donner presented to parliament on June 16, reads: “The government shares the social dissatisfaction over the multicultural society model and plans to shift priority to the values of the Dutch people”.

    In the new integration system, the values of the Dutch society play a central role. With this change, the government steps away from the model of a multicultural society. The letter continues: “A more obligatory integration is justified because the government also demands that from its own citizens.”

    It is necessary because otherwise the society gradually grows apart and eventually no one feels at home anymore in the Netherlands.

    The government will also stop offering special subsidies for Muslim immigrants because, according to Donner; “It is not the government’s job to integrate immigrants.” The government will introduce new legislation that outlaws forced marriages and
    will also impose tougher measures against Muslim immigrants who lower their
    chances of employment by the way they dress. More specifically, the government imposed a ban on face-covering, Islamic burqas as of January 1, 2014.

    Holland has done that whole liberal thing, and realized – maybe too late – that
    creating a nation of tribes, will kill the nation itself.

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      As usual excellent information. It has long been established that it is not possible to create cohesion within a society where it is made up of differing ideologies; that being cultural and religious belief for it it simply not accept or compatible with the indigenous population.

      As Holland has discovered Muslim immigrants appear to have no interest in integration but rather the agenda is to impose it’s cultural and religious beliefs through force if necessary and this is achieved by crying ‘racism’ whenever they are opposed.

      You can see the desperation in Europe when the people of France recently threw huge support behind Marine Le Pen for they now feel it will take a right-wing political force to be able to protect their national identity. I’m not sure this is the solution but certainly people will take desperate measures if they feel overly threatened.

      Razer… on a personal note. We’ve now upgraded a number of our systems. Considering you are a regular to meebal.com it would be worth creating a members account that would allow you to freely participate in our ‘Groups’; considering the comments you make we are sure your activity would be well received by our readers.