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Commonwealth Immigrants

Volume 648: debated on Wednesday 1 November 1961

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Bill to make temporary provision for controlling the immigration into the United Kingdom of Commonwealth citizens; to authorise the deportation from the United Kingdom of certain Commonwealth citizens convicted of offences and recommended by the court for deportation; to amend the qualifications required of Commonwealth citizens applying for citizenship under the British Nationality Act, 1948; to make corresponding provisions in respect of British protected persons and citizens of the Republic of Ireland; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid, presented by Mr. R. A. Butler; supported by Mr. Sandys, Mr. Iain Macleod, Mr. Maudlin g, Mr. Hare, the Attorney-General, and Mr. Renton; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 3.]