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Correspondence concerning Immigration, Dec 1968-Jan 1971

CCO 20/66/19

Correspondents include:-

  1. Cope, John, Personal Assistant to Party Chairman Anthony Barber
  2. Deslandes, Ian, Personal Assistant to Party Chairman Peter Thomas
  3. Fraser, Sir Michael, Deputy Party Chairman
  4. Heath, Edward
  5. Hurd, Douglas, Head of Edward Heath's Private Office
  6. Joseph, Sir Keith, MP for Leeds North East
  7. Norton, Cyril AJ, Area Agent, Greater London Area
  8. Plummer, Desmond, Leader of the Greater London Council
  9. Sewill, Brendon, Director, Conservative Research Department

Subjects include:-

  1. Steps required to attract the immigrant vote in London seats
  2. Criticism of the decision to allow Asian immigrants from Uganda into Britain
  3. Enoch Powell's attitude towards Conservative Party policy on immigration
  4. Voluntary repatriation schemes
  5. Edward Heath's visit to immigrant areas of West Bromwich, 24/01/1969


  1. Transcript of speech by Edward Heath, 'Immigration and Racial Harmony', given at St George's Hall, York, 20/09/1968 and published by Conservative Central Office
  2. Projections of growth of immigrant populations, Dec 1968
  3. Conservative Central Office leaflet, 'Immigration: Solving the problems of immigration with realism, fairness, and compassion…' ND [c.1968-1969]
  4. Transcript of speech given by Edward Heath at Walsall on 25/01/1969, published as a leaflet by Conservative Central Office under the title 'Conservative Policy on Immigration'
  5. Annotated statement of the Party's policy on immigration, prepared for a speech by Party Chairman Anthony Barber to his constituents, Dec 1969
  6. Paper, 'Immigrant Pupils in Inner London Schools – January 1970', Inner London Education Authority, Jan 1970
  7. Correspondence between the Party Chairman and members of the public concerning the Party's policy on immigration and in particular Enoch Powell's attitude to it, Jan-Mar 1970


  • Creation: Dec 1968-Jan 1971


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  • English

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CCO 20/66/19

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