Catalogue description Discussion of some of the first West Indians to seek work in England. Details of the...

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Details of CO 1006/2
Reference: CO 1006/2
Description:

Discussion of some of the first West Indians to seek work in England. Details of the problem with finding lodgings - for example, two hundred men from the Empire Windrush had to be 'put up' in the wartime deep bomb shelter in Clapham. Report on the labour requirements of various industries and their position on employing West Indians.

Date: 1948
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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