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Decision makers

Decision makers
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
27 Sep 1984
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Documentary on the black vote, presented by Richard Bestic, ahead of next week’s Labour Party conference in Blackpool. Black voters want power in the political parties, but are the parties really racist? Contributions from author Marian Fitzgerald; Conservative Party Chairman John Selwyn Gummer; Jay Gohel, Chair of the Anglo-Asian Conservative Society; Roy Evans, SDP’s National Council for Social Democracy; Kate Marshall, General Secretary of the Revolutionary Communist Party; Russell Profitt, Chair of the Black Sections Steering Committee; Denis Howell MP; Surendra Mukherjee(?), Labour London Regional Executive; Bob Leigh(?), Black Militant supporter; Jo Richardson MP. Reporters: Judith Dawson and Terry Dignan. Researcher: Claire(?) Michele(?); Production Engineer: Dave Dawson.
Denis Howell; Jo Richardson; Dave Dawson; Judith Dawson; Richard Bestic; Terry Dignan; Russell Profitt; John Gummer; Marian Fitzgerald; Jay Gohel; Roy Evans; Kate Marshall; Surendra(?) Mukherjee(?); Bob Leigh(?); Claire(?) Michele(?)
Politics; Labour Party; Interethnic relations; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Political parties; Conferences; Racism; Black peoples; Ethnic groups; Blackpool; Institutional racism

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