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1959
Conservative MP Cyril Osborne used the slogan 'Keep Britain White'.
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1962
Commonwealth Immigrations Act - restricted immigration to people with a valuable skill or could do a job where there was a shortage of workers.
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1958
Summer of violence in Nottingham.
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1964
Prime Minister Harold Wilson limited the number of immigrants to 8,500 people per year.
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1976
Racial Equality Act - made racially offensive music or publications illegal, and also any job applicants were allowed to report the employer if they felt discriminated.
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here cou
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Rela
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race.
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was supposed to handle complaints
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was supposed to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 out of 982 complaints r
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openl
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1968
Commonwealth
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1968
Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968 - restricting
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1968
Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968 - restricting immigration vouchers to 1,500 per year. Enoch Powell's rivers of b
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1968
Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968 - restricting immigration vouchers to 1,500 per year. Enoch Powell's rivers of blood' speech, saying that British people were feeling frightened and threatened by the new immigrants - he w
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1971
A Conservative government under Edward Heath passed an act similar to the Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968, but now anyone who had been living in Britain for 5 years or were born here had the right to settle here.
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1965-1966
Harold Wilson passed the Race Relations Act 1965 making it illegal to discriminate against any person becasue of their colour or race. The Race Relations Board in 1966 was to handle complaints, but they dismissed 734 of 982 complaints received.
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1967
The National Front was founded - a political party which was openly racist, and a response to the Kenyan Asians arriving in Britain.
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1968
Commonwealth Immigrations Act in March 1968 - restricting immigration vouchers to 1,500 per year. Enoch Powell's rivers of blood' speech, saying that British people were feeling frightened and threatened by the new immigrants - he was fired.
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Commonwealth Immigrations Act - restricted immigration to people with a valuable skill or could do a job where there was a shortage of workers.

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1962

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Summer of violence in Nottingham.

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Prime Minister Harold Wilson limited the number of immigrants to 8,500 people per year.

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Card 5

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Racial Equality Act - made racially offensive music or publications illegal, and also any job applicants were allowed to report the employer if they felt discriminated.

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