HC Deb 19 October 1950 vol 478 c259W
23. Mr. Osborne

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons have left the United Kingdom since August, 1945; how many have immigrated into the United Kingdom since that date giving separate figures for white and coloured peoples.

Mr. Ede

It is estimated that between 1st January, 1946, and 30th June, 1950, about 690,000 persons, of whom 31,500 were aliens, left the United Kingdom to settle in countries outside Europe, and that about 520,000 persons, of whom 250,000 were aliens, came to reside in the United Kingdom. Separate figures for white and coloured peoples are not available.

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