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TASKFORCE MEMBER IN RIOT WARNING

A leading member of the reconvened Urban Task Force has warned that Britain's cities are on a 'knife-edge' that could lead to the wholesale rioting seen in France over recent weeks. LSE professor of social policy Anne Power, speaking at the launch of the second Urban Task Force report on Tuesday, claimed that the ethnic polarisation seen in some of Britain's inner cities has caused the rise of extreme community tension.

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