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William Whitelaw on Conservative immigration policy

Title
William Whitelaw on Conservative immigration policy
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Jan 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:10
Description
Conservative Party deputy leader Willie Whitelaw on the party’s immigration policy, originally announced by himself at the 1976 Conservative conference. He speaks of a balance of fairness and the need to restrict numbers whilst distancing himself from the extremist views of the National Front. Includes comments on immigration law, ethnic minorities, cultural and language barriers and repatriating British-born Rhodesians. Interviewer is Brian Hayes.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; William Whitelaw
Keywords
Conservative Party; Immigration; Employment; Zimbabwe; Racism; Passports; Ethnic groups; Employment policy; Population increase; Language barriers

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