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Derek Fraser

Jewish identity. The creation of the NHS and developments in equal opportunities regulations gradually promoted a climate in which Jewish doctors were able to have careers in both hospitals and general practice. In 1966, it was estimated that some 16% of Leeds doctors were Jewish, with double that percentage for Jewish dentists. Illustrating the mid-century social mobility of the community, it was also suggested that 25% of Leeds chemists were Jewish, 20% of Leeds solicitors, with 7% of chartered accountants and 3.5% of teachers. 8 The same

in Leeds and its Jewish Community
Beyond ‘ghettos’ and ‘golden ages’
Alana Harris

Wilson (1964–70) with the decriminalisation of homosexuality, the availability of contraceptives for unmarried women under the NHS, and reform of the laws surrounding divorce and abortion.116 McLeod’s account has varied from many of the standard accounts of the political culture and legislative reforms of the 1960s117 by introducing much-needed balance into the discussion of these sweeping and important changes. He considered the spectrum of Christian opinion and reaction to the reforming impulses of the period, illustrating the perspectives of liberals, conservatives

in Faith in the family
Sarah Glynn

Carey and Abdus Shukur, ‘A Profile of the Bangladeshi Community in East London’, New Community, 12:3 (1985), 405-17, p. 407. 28 Tower Hamlets Borough Council and NHS Tower Hamlets, ‘Health and Wellbeing in Tower Hamlets: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment’ (2009), p. 19. Bengalis made up the largest single group in a total number of new immigrant registrations that ranged from six thousand to just over eight thousand a year. 29 The figure is similar for both sexes. 30 Greater Sylhet Development and Welfare Council UK, www.gscuk.org/ history.html, accessed 20 September

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End
Sarah Glynn

that, in the words of the Channel 4 press release, revealed ‘exclusive evidence of 195 Glynn 08_Tonra 01 19/06/2014 12:55 Page 196 196 CLASS, ETHNICITY AND RELIGION IN THE BENGALI EAST END how three prominent British Muslims are guilty of inciting torture, mutilation and murder’.92 One of the three, Chowdhury Mueen Uddin, was vice chair of the East London Mosque and a trustee of Muslim Aid and has since also become Director of Muslim Spiritual Aid Provision in the NHS and Chair of the MultiFaith Group for Health Chaplaincy. Another, Abu Syed, was head teacher of

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End
Marian devotion, the Holy Family and Catholic conceptions of marriage and sexuality
Alana Harris

of Liverpool, found themselves in the vanguard of progressive Catholic opinion. Both members of the Hierarchy were at pains to distinguish the theological difficulties of ‘good, conscientious and faithful sons and daughters of the Church’ about the use of contraception322 from the ‘new morality’ epitomised in the British annus mirabilis of 1967 which legalised abortion, homosexual acts between consenting adults, and the provision of birth control advice through the NHS.323 Rather, as the 130-201 FaithFamily Ch 4.indd 182 24/04/2013 15:53 ‘A model for many

in Faith in the family