Race Relations Act 1965 (Amendment)

Bills Presented – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th June 1966.

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Bill to amend the law relating to discrimination on racial grounds so as to prohibit housing, employment and other economic discrimination; to strengthen and give statutory authority to the Race Relations Board and its Conciliation Committees; and to extend section 6 of the Race Relations Act 1965 to any person who persuades any other person to commit a crime or misdemeanour, presented by Mr. Maurice Orbach; supported by Mr. Reginald Freeson, Mr. Paul B. Rose, Mr. Jeremy Thorpe, Mr. Arthur Lewis, Mr. Arthur Blenkinsop, Mr. John Hunt, Mr. James A. Dunn, and Mr. Simon Mahon; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday, 16th December, and to be printed. [Bill 39.]