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Michael Heseltine on his back bench role

Title
Michael Heseltine on his back bench role
Genre
Interview
TX Date
9 Feb 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:04:28
Description
Michael Heseltine says he will continue to play an active role in the Conservative Party from the back benches, and to express his views. He is asked about his recent speech in which he appeared to be offering a philosophy of caring capitalism. He talks about unemployment and its psychological, social and economic consequences, and the urgency of doing something about it. He also queries aspects of the Westland Helicopters affair over which he was forced to resign as a minister. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine
Keywords
Politics; Government; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Unemployment; Political leadership; Michael Heseltine; Westland Helicopters; Alan Bristow

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