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Westland affair - Commons debate

Title
Westland affair - Commons debate
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
16 Jan 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:05:07
Description
Report on a Parliamentary debate on the ongoing Westland Helicopters affair, with criticism over the role of Trade and Industry Secretary Leon Brittan. The speakers include: Neil Kinnock, leader of the Labour Party; Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; Labour Trade and Industry spokesman John Smith; Michael Heseltine, Defence Secretary; Labour Prime Minister James Callaghan. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
James Callaghan; Margaret Thatcher; Michael Heseltine; Neil Kinnock; Leon Brittan; John Smith
Keywords
Politics; Government; Labour Party; Conservative Party; Aerospace industry; Leon Brittan; Westland Helicopters; Raymond Lygo; BAe

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