Enoch Powell was right.
Heath sacked Powell from his Shadow Cabinet the day after the speech and he never held another senior political post again. Powell received almost 120,000 (predominantly positive) letters and a Gallup poll at the end of April showed that 74% ... prikaži još! of those asked agreed with his speech and only 15% disagreed, with 11% unsure. One poll concluded that between 61 and 73% disagreed with Heath sacking Powell. According to George L. Bernstein, many British people felt that Powell, "was the first British politician who was actually listening to them". - Zato su ga i maknuli.