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Chinese Community 1985


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Chinese Community 1985

7 mins United Kingdom

The Conservative MP Roger King, his local Labour counterpart in Birmingham Robin Corbett and the community leader Billy Ko all have an opinion on where the Chinese vote is going but the most interesting voice in this report is that of the take-away owner worn down by his long working hours. Which political party is going to do something for him or the forgotten visitors to the Chinese community centre in Sparkbrook where language problems are the main concern?

Central Lobby was a long running political magazine series shown in the Central region of ITV from 23 September 1982. The reporter in this item is Mark Astaire.

The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.


Roger Li

Robin Corbett

Roger King

Billy Ko


Magazine and Review show


Chinese community in Great Britain Politics


Chinese Voices




United Kingdom



Production company

Central Television

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