MP David Blunkett
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David Blunkett warns over Roma tensions in Sheffield

Tensions between local people and Roma migrants could escalate into rioting unless action is taken to improve integration, David Blunkett has warned.

His concerns centre on the Page Hall area of Sheffield, where Roma migrants from Slovakia have set up home.

In an interview with BBC Radio Sheffield, he said the Roma community had to make more of an effort to fit in with British culture.

  • 12 Nov 2013
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