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Community Relations Councils

Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 22 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will place in the Library a list of grants over the past four years to community relations councils, specifying the amounts, and destinations of each of them.

DetainedRemovedAllowed to stay
Commonwealth citizens18711420
Foreign nationals67585
1974—to 30th September
Commonwealth citizens73797
Foreign nationals45405
Before 1st September 1973, when the Pakistan Act 1973 came into force, citizens of Pakistan were included in the

The main sources of grants to community relations councils are the Community Relations Commission and the local authorities for the areas concerned. Detailed information on the grants to councils from each of these sources has been published since the financial year 1969–70 in the annual reports of the Community Relations Commission which have been laid before Parliament as required by Section 25(7) of the Race Relations Act 1968.