The massive publicity of these and other cases has helped push the forced-marriage business into the public eye and—with the help of taxpayers’ money set aside to tackle the problem—it is now a big public-sector money-spinner. (…)
There are expensive marketing materials in print and online materials available in any language. There are educational resources and extensively written “multi-agency guidelines” (also available in Welsh). (…)
Britain’s progressives are able to see opportunity in every crisis, and for them the formation of a new victim group is an upside. In Britain today, power flows from victimhood and money flows from power.
You simply can’t have too many victim groups.