The documents were found in the UK National Archives and are part of an investigation by Guardian Just as the British royal family may or may not have benefited from a vague parliamentary regulation, the “queen’s consent”, which enables them to influence the laws of the country. Official information released today by the British daily shows that the Queen’s officials prevented “immigrants and foreigners” from performing administrative duties until at least the 1960s.
The newspaper also revealed how the minors were able to negotiate and abide by their terms that allow Buckingham to break certain anti-discrimination laws. This means, for example, that the Queen is exempt from anti-discrimination rules enacted in the 1960s and 1970s to promote equality.
In this particular case, documents show that in 1968 a Queen’s financier told her aides that it was unusual to employ “coloured immigrants or foreigners” to management positions. However, you can work.
The palace declined to comment on the policy or confirm the timing of the cancellation. Guardian that archives show ethnic minority workers were hired in the 1990s and that there had been no such registration prior to that decade.
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