RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCoggan 71, ff.74-146
TitleRace Relations
Date16 Jan-31 Oct 1978
DescriptionIncludes papers relating to a meeting between Archbishop Coggan and Lord Thorneycroft, including a brief on immigration prepared by the Board for Social Responsibility (ff.74-80); Coggan's message to the Christians Against Racism and Fascism Assembly on 28 Jan 1978 (f.81); correspondence relating to the declaration against racialism and the National Front issued by the British Council of Churches (BCC), including with members of the public, Rt Hon David Steel MP, and Rt Revd Graham Leonard, Bishop of Truro (ff.82-95, 104-6, 113, 115-7); a Presidential Address to the Ripon Diocesan Synod on 25 Feb 1978 by Rt Revd David Young, Bishop of Ripon (ff.96-9); a Presidential Address to the Lichfield Diocesan Synod on 25 Feb 1978 by Rt Revd Kenneth Skelton, Bishop of Lichfield and a related press release (ff.100-3); papers relating to a statement by Margaret Thatcher MP on immigration, including correspondence with R.Elliott Kendall of the British Council of Churches and Bishop Skelton (ff.107-112, 114, 118-9); papers relating to a celebration of the BCC declaration at which Coggan was represented by Rt Revd John Trillo, Bishop of Chelmsford (ff.123-131, 135, 141-5); a paper relating to Bangladeshis in the East End (ff.132-4); and correspondence with David Lane, Chairman of the Community Relations Commission (ff.136, 138-140) and Bishop Young (f.146).

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