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Enoch Powell explains his position. Michael Heseltine then explains his and the Conservative Party’s response, while exploring in detail his own attitudes to immigration.

Footage taken from 'Week In Week Out' 15 November 1968, and 'Question Time' 8 November 2007.
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First broadcast:
15 October 2009

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used to spark discussion around Britain's divided opinions over immigration. It would also be interesting to explore the varied response to Enoch Powell's speech by other politicians, then and today.