• 1962 - The Conservative government passes the Commonwealth Immigrants
Act. This was a voucher system which restricted immigration to people who had a
Valuable skill or could do a job with a shortage of workers.
• 1964 - Harold Wilson limits the number of immigrants to 8,500 per year.
• 1965/66 - The Labour government passes the Race Relations Act, which makes it
illegal to discriminate against anyone because of their colour or race, and also sets
up the Race Relations Board to handle complaints…