Category Archives: Subject files


File deals with and includes: racism and xenophobia; SOS Racisme Conference, Paris; Abolition of internal frontiers; European Parliament Socialist Group and session documents from European Parliamentary debate.


Relates to issues such as racism, immigration, migration, border controls, Europe and 1992. Includes correspondence between Bernie Grant and Prime Minister John Major concerning migration, freedom of movement and the European Community.


File comprises documents such as the minutes of the Refugee and Asylum-Seekers Working Group; minutes of the Executive Committee 1991; Migrants Forum discussion paper; immigration policy and legislative reform and papers re the Single European Act. See related record series of the Standing Conference on Racial Equality in Europe (SCORE) minutes and agenda.


File comprises information reports and research re Race Issues within the European Union as submitted by David Sparks to Bernie Grant. Includes Bernie Grant’s notes concerning the race agenda and Europe and key concerns identified in the UK and abroad. Includes reports and papers relating to topics such as identity cards, Race Equality and the European Union (Local Authorities), Black European concern re UK, Japanese, German and French stance on racism and individual cases of racial discrimination.


File consists of correspondence, reports and working committee / pre-conference papers concerning organisational arrangements for the Black Citizen’s Conference. The Conference was held in the European Parliament and chaired by Bernie Grant and representatives of the Socialist Group. This forum largely arose out of a need for Black and Migrant communities in the EEC to share views on common problems that they were likely to face due to the concerns presented by the 1992 Single Market Economy process. A central aim of the conference was to assist the Socialist Group in its policy formulation towards 1992 with respect to Community legislation. The main themes of the conference included: Black and Migrant women and 1992; free movement; political participation and rights; and Black perspectives on the South eg Gulf War. Includes draft program and ‘Draft proposal for a Euroconference of Black and Migrant organisations in the European community’. Also contains important letters of support addressed to Bernie Grant re initiating the conference; correspondence from Oona King re Socialist Group Black Conference meeting; and administrative applications for a Stagiere to assist in the organisation of the conference.


Contains documents relating to issues such as: European Parliament; Pauline Green; Office of European Community debate relating to Europe and racism; demonstrations; Anti-racist groups; Italy; French Embassy. See related record series re ‘Race, Europe and 1992’ research material.


File relates to matters such as racism, Europe and 1992; Single European market; immigrants’ rights; freedom of movement; expulsion; migrants; immigration policy and European Union.