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Immigration

1948

Ø  British Nationality Act

Ø  Empire Windrush docks in London – met with ‘Go Home!’ protests. June 1948

1953

Ø  McCarran Walter Act reduces Caribbean emigration to the USA

1953

Ø  Notting Hill Riots July

1959

Ø  Kelso Cochrane Murder May 1959

Ø  ‘Keep Britain White’ slogans appear in the 1959 Election campaign

1962

Ø  The Conservative Government passed the Commonwealth Immigrants Act. 

1964

Ø  The Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, brought in a quota (limit) on immigration in 1964.

1967

Ø  The National Front set up in 1967

1968

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