Britain: Rejection in the Promised Land

BRITAIN Rejection in the Promised Land Race is not an issue that is often raised in the British Parliament, the seat of government for Britain's 98% white population. Yet there it was last week. Tory M.P. Duncan Sandys, a former Colonial Secretary, called for "immediate legislation to curtail the influx of immigrants into Britain." Enoch Powell, a onetime Tory Minister of Health, expressed the fear that Britain's simmering race problem "will at the end of the century be similar in magnitude to that of the U.S."

Though Sandys and Powell are known as right-wingers, their feelings this time drew wide national...