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Immigration (Control)

Volume 529: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will introduce legislation giving the Government power to control immigration on the lines of the system in force in the Dominions and in foreign countries.

The Government have been considering whether any modification of the present position would be desirable, but many wide and complex issues are involved and I regret that I am not in a position to say when a conclusion will be reached.