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Thatcher and Major in necklace row

Title
Thatcher and Major in necklace row
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Jan 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:29
Description
A row has broken out between Prime Mininster John Major and Margaret Thatcher after the Baroness was incensed when she saw John’s wife Norma Major wearing a diamond necklace donated to the state by foreign dignitaries whilst Thatcher was in power. Tony Banks MP gives his take on events to Mark Phillips and says he will raise the issue of gifts received by Prime Ministers in the House of Commons.
Contributors
Tony Banks; Mark Phillips
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Prime ministers; John Major; Gifts; Jewellery; Norma Major

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