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Day at the House of Commons

Title
Day at the House of Commons
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:45
Description
Political editor Ed Boyle reports on proceedings in the House of Commons. Labour home affairs spokesman Jack Straw and Home Secretary Michael Howard clash after the Government u-turn on the shackling of pregnant women prisoners. The speakers include: Tony Newton, Leader of the House; Prime Minister John Major; Ian Pearson; David Winnick; Jack Straw.
Contributors
Jack Straw; John Major; Tony Newton; Ed Boyle; Ian Pearson; David Winnick
Keywords
Politics; Human rights; Parliament; Prisons; Women; Prisoners

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