RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 203, ff.230-295
TitleImmigration (part 1)
DescriptionPapers relating to the Immigration Act, 1971, including: letter and memorandum from British nationals of Asian origin in Kenya, with response (ff.230-233, 248); correspondence with the Revd. Norman Hill, Ecumenical Officer for the Diocese of Southwark, about the Immigration Bill (ff.234-236); letter and resolution from the Birmingham Council of Christian Churches enclosing a statement by the Birmingham Community Relations Committee (ff.237-242); copies of correspondence between George Reindorp, Bishop of Guildford, and the Revd. John Poulton, Executive Secretary of the Archbishops' Council on Evangelism, about attendance of bishops for the debate on the Immigration Bill (ff.244-247); letter from Lord O'Hagan enclosing a copy of his proposed Motion, with Archbishop Ramsey's favourable response; letters from members of the public (ff.252-253, 255-256; 261-265, 268-270, 273-279, 283); statement about the Bill from the Council of Christians and Jews (f.254); appreciative letters about Archbishop Ramsey's speech on the Bill from the Oxford Council of Churches (f.257, 271), the Standing Conference of Asian Organisations in the U.K. (f.258, 267), Camden Committee for Community Relations (f.259,272), Canon Max Warren (ff.260, 266); request (refused) from Lord Foot that Archbishop Ramsey sign a letter to The Times about modifications to the Bill in Committee (ff.280-282); resolution from Newington Green Unitarian Church about immigrants' basic human rights, with Archbishop Ramsey's response (ff.284-286); letters from David Douglas, Minister of Bethel Apostolic Church, advocating a National Day of Mourning against the Immigration Bill, with replies (ff.287-293); request (declined) from the West Indian Standing Conference for an interview with Archbishop Ramsey (ff.294-295).

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