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Thatcher attacks defence cuts

Title
Thatcher attacks defence cuts
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
24 Jan 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:02:56
Description
Report on last night’s speech by Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher outlining her defence policy. She attacks the budget cuts being made in defence and claims they are due to economic decay caused by the Labour government. She says Britain’s enemies are building submarines and weapons, and we should be too, in order to protect the country. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher
Keywords
Labour Party; War; Economics; Conservative Party; Defence; State security; Defence policy; Expenditure cuts

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