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Merlyn Rees on preventing further riots

Title
Merlyn Rees on preventing further riots
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:01:51
Description
Interview with Labour Party home affairs spokesman Merlyn Rees about racial tensions and social problems in inner city areas and how to prevent further riots like those in Bristol, following a speech by Ulster Unionist (UUP) MP Enoch Powell on the prospect of further civil unrest. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Merlyn Rees
Keywords
Social conflicts; Social problems; Interethnic relations; Ethnic conflicts; Immigrants; Members of Parliament; Riots; Speeches; Racism; Public expenditure; Ethnic groups; Urban areas; Politicians; Enoch Powell; Asian peoples

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