Many of you may have seen the disgusting remark made by Nigel Farage earlier in the week about that immigration divides communities to the extent that children can no longer play outside together. Really?! He obviously has little contact with children. Children do not care about the colour of people's skin or their background to them they are just other children and they will play together given the chance. I imagine most of the prejudices come from adults, telling their children who they can and can't play with.
A large group of playworkers have drafted a letter to politicians , posted on Policy for Play. I qualified as a playworker back in 1997 and its good to see some familiar names on the list.
The letter is as follows;