British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Christopher Mayhew changes party

Title
Christopher Mayhew changes party
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
11 Jul 1974
Year of production
1974
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:04:52
Description
Report on the press conference featuring MP Christopher Mayhew about his decision to quit Labour for the Liberals. He speaks about the Liberal-Labour alliance, how the divisiveness of the party had got worse, his views on Bob Mellish (Labour Party Chairman in London). Also Jeremy Thorpe, Liberal leader on his new recruit. Male reporter not identified (poss. Ed Boyle).
Contributors
Jeremy Thorpe; Christopher Mayhew; Ed Boyle?
Keywords
Politics; Labour Party; Liberal Party; Political parties; Members of Parliament; Political allegiance; Party politics; Political coalitions; Bob Mellish; Christopher Mayhew

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 759 times.