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Commonwealth Immigrants Bill and the Race Relations Bill, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HLSM 2/41/138

Scope and Contents

Including "The British Nationality Act 1948", a Conservative Research Department memorandum by John McDonnell, 1 July 1968; a Hansard copy of the debate on the Second Reading of the Race Relations Bill, including Quintin Hogg's speech, partly responding to Enoch Powell's "Rivers of Blood" speech, 23 April 1968; a letter from James Callaghan, about the resolution on immigration passed by South Oxfordshire Conservative and Unionist Association, giving details of the voucher scheme, 10 June 1968; a letter from George Thomson, about the repeal or amendment of the British Nationality Act 1948, 27 June 1968; a copy of Enoch Powell's "Rivers of Blood" speech, reprinted by the Monday Club, May 1968; and a letter from Sir David Renton, 27 June 1968.


  • Creation: 1968


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

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Finding aid date

2010-03-01 16:32:22+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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