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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 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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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

Card 3

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Summer of violence in Nottingham.

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Card 4

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

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Preview of the back of card 4

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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Preview of the back of card 5
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