December 31, 2009
Charity begins at home
Minutes of a July 1979 meeting with foreign secretary Lord Carrington and home secretary William Whitelaw show Lady Thatcher privately complained that too many Asian immigrants were being allowed into Britain.
Lady Thatcher responded that “in her view all those who wrote letters in this sense should be invited to accept one into their homes," the minutes disclose.
Directly related: There is no such thing as public money.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 31, 2009 08:53 AM