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    Of the government officials seated, two are white and the other black.
    20 ft


    Black Minister speaking
    54 ft


    Minister Mr Anderson
    70 ft


    Mr Smith, Minister
    252 ft


    Off stage: 'and then he'll be happy to take any questions from you and I must point out that both ministers here have appointments they must get on to, so what will happen is in fact that they will remain here... thank you very much.'



    'Ladies and gentlemen, I'm not going to make a long statement although I'm going to tell you that the Government is not dragging its feet on the question of land tenure acts and the removal of racial discrimination. This pace of legislation includes amongst other things Labour government and housing.. try and push this legislation at the next seating of Parliament. Everything that is possible will be done Monday... thank you'.



    'I thank discrimination should be dealt with as soon as possible and I hope that you will have the opportunity.. to satisfy yourselves that the Government is not dragging its' heels in this regard.'



    'Ladies and Gentlemen the land tenure act which was enacted in 1969 replaced the land of... and unfortunately we're not the same as you gentlemen who can write what you think and then it's presented for publication.. and then it goes back to the Executive Council... the civil servants can give a recommendation and the Government can say of political reasons we don't accept that. We must go on different lines.'




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    Film ID:
    VLVA7DKYCP9IQPQ2R1TV5QBI4CVN9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DKYCP9IQPQ2R1TV5QBI4CVN9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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