The debate over the powers available to enforce the Race Relations Act: are the powers strong enough and if not, how can it possibly work?
The Act defines discrimination as treating a person less favourably than another person o grounds of colour, race, or ethnic or national origins in the provision to the public of goods, facilities and services, and in employment and housing.
“Disturbances involving coloured immigrants took place in Nottingham and North Kensington at the end of august and beginning of September 1958”
‘… as a matter of urgency the government (should) institute a high level and independent inquiry into the causes of the underachievement of children of West Indian origin in maintained schools and the remedial action required’.
A teenager who was part of a banned neo-Nazi group has been jailed for preparing acts of terrorism.