Big Debate: Your verdict on slavery reparations

(Left to right) Prime Minister David Cameron, Speaker Michael Peart and President of Senate Floyd Mo

(Left to right) Prime Minister David Cameron, Speaker Michael Peart and President of Senate Floyd Morris during a joint sitting of parliament at the Houses of Parliament in Kingston, Jamaica recently Photo: PA/Stefan Rousseau - Credit: PA WIRE

This week, our readers reveal whether they think Britain should pay reparations for the Atlantic slave trade

Last week’s Big Debate asked: Should Britain pay reparations for its role in the Atlantic slave trade?

The results of our poll are below, with Recorder readers voting overwhelmingly against paying reparations.

Poll: Should Britain pay reparations for its role in the Atlantic slave trade?

Yes: 13 per cent


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No: 87pc

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