Public meeting on Bengali housing in Brick Lane

Title
Public meeting on Bengali housing in Brick Lane
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
14 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:59
Description
Report on a public meeting on London housing, in which Greater London Council’s Chairman of Housing Management, Jean Tatham responds to angry residents. Tatham claims that the press has exaggerated proposals for exclusively Bengali housing. Michael Myers, Chairman of the Spitalfields Friends and Residents Association, also speaks at the meeting, on the need for better housing. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Michael Myers; Jean Tatham
Keywords
London; Local authorities; Interethnic relations; Housing; GLC; Council housing; Discrimination; Racial segregation; Ethnic groups; Housing needs; Asian peoples; Spitalfields; Brick Lane

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