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Diverse but apart?

England's population is changing—but that doesn't mean it's mixing

By David Goodhart  

The census has given us a snapshot of just how rapidly England’s (and to a lesser extent Wales’s) population is changing but it doesn’t tell us much about how we are living together. What kind of new life is being created between the existing people and the new ones? Is a harmonious common life emerging across ethnic boundaries, or are different…

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