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UUAC strike in Northern Ireland

Title
UUAC strike in Northern Ireland
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:22
Description
Report by Ric Davies with statements from the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Roy Mason. On plans to mobilise security forces against the planned Ulster Unionist Action Council’s general strike in Northern Ireland, to improve security to overcome terrorism and hopes strike will not be too disruptive. Also reports on proposed talks between Mason and Ian Paisley, to try to postpone the strike action.
Contributors
Ian Paisley; Roy Mason; Ric Davies
Keywords
Internal politics; Strikes; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; UK; Peacebuilding; Security; Ulster Unionist Action Council

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