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Artist or CreatorLeslie Gibbard
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date25 Feb 1971
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptIntroducing REGGIE
New! with the wonder biological bleach! Cleanses the stains we don't talk about! Boys-in-blue as it washes!
New Reggie
Removes all stubbord Hindustains! Encourages blacks to disappear!
tiber
Reggie washes whiter
Person DepictedHeath; Edward (1916-2005)
Maudling; Reginald (1917-1979)
Powell; Enoch (1912-1988)
Implied textEnoch Powell, "As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding. Like the
Roman, I seem to see 'the River Tiber foaming with much blood'." Speech
on immigration, 20 April 1968
NotesNews; 25 February: Commonwealth citizens coming to work in Britain would no longer have an automatic right to settle in the UK under the provisions of the Immigration Bill, published by the Home Secretary. Not until they have lived and worked in Britain for five years will they acquire permanent rights of settlement and be freed of the obligation of police registration.
SubjectsCommonwealth
immigration
UK
hindus
washing-powders
Secretary of State for the Home Department
racism
Conservative Party
prime ministers
Police
blacks
Copyright contact detailssuzeles@waitrose.com
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