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Life in Immigration Town

What happens when a community is changed by immigration? In 2007 Richard Bilton reported on how Slough was struggling to cope, and now he returns to the town ten years on.

What happens when a community is changed by immigration? Slough has gone from a majority white British town to a place where they're the minority.

Ten years ago, Panorama's Richard Bilton reported on how Slough was struggling to cope with its migrant population. Now he's back. He finds a town with a booming economy and new families arriving every day. However, now white British people are abandoning Slough, and some foreign workers say the dream is over.

30 minutes

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:25

    Reliable Source Music

    Standing Stones

Credits

Role Contributor
Reporter Richard Bilton
Executive Producer Andrew Head
Producer Hannah O'Grady
Editor Rachel Jupp

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