songs delivered by lady members dressed as ‘nigger minstrels’.139 Just over a decade later, contributors to Tribune condemned The Black and White Minstrel Show (watched on BBC television every week by millions) as a disgrace for portraying black people as second-class citizens.140 David Ennals, the minister in charge of integration, claimed, however, that, having seen the programme, he could find no trace of prejudice in it.141 Notes The place of publication is London unless otherwise specified. 1 Some of the material contained in this chapter has appeared in

in The Labour Governments 1964–70 volume 1