"..Former Labour minister Frank Field said: 'I am speechless at the idea that people thought they could socially engineer a nation on this basis.' ....Jack Straw last night dismissed Mr Neather's claims as untrue. ....However, Labour's former welfare minister Mr Field, co-chairman of the cross-party Group for Balanced Migration, said a 'beam of truth' had been shone on the immigration issue.'It is so dangerous that I cannot believe anybody even contemplated this course of action,' he said.'I can't believe anybody could have been this stupid. All along anyone who raised questions was told they must be racist."