Nostalgia: Immigration minister visit to Heckmondwike

MINSTERIAL VISIT David Waddington meets members of Heckmondwike's Pakistani community.
MINSTERIAL VISIT David Waddington meets members of Heckmondwike's Pakistani community.

David Waddington, an immigration minister in Margaret Thatcher’s government, was welcomed to Heckmondwike by Mr A Cheema in July 1984.

The minister was touring the country to hear the concerns and problems of ethinic minorities and met with some of Heckmondwike’s Pakistani community.