Race Relations Act

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4 December 1969.

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Photo of Mrs Barbara Castle Mrs Barbara Castle , Blackburn 12:00, 4 December 1969

The number of employers seeking to notify vacancies of a discriminatory kind—which was always small—has been reduced to negligible proportions since the passage of the Act. Reports from careers officers show that, since the passage of the Act, more employers are prepared to consider coloured school leavers on their merits.