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Parliamentary round-up

Title
Parliamentary round-up
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
14 Feb 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:35
Description
Political correspondent Mark Demery reports on events in Parliament, with only 24 hours until the publication of the Scott Report into sale of arms to Iraq. His summary includes Labour MP Paul Flynn, calling for the abolition of so-called bull bars; Conservative MP Harold Elletson on the importance of defence exports to Lancashire; Trade Minister Tony Nelson, also on defence exports; Labour MP Denis MacShane; Labour MP Harriet Harman, apologizing for and withdrawing an unparliamentary remark that she had previously made about the Health Secretary.
Contributors
Harriet Harman; Mark Demery; Paul Flynn; Harold Ellotson; Tony Nelson; Denis MacShane
Keywords
Deaths; Reports; Government; Exports; Parliament; UK; Arms sales; Lancashire; House of Commons; Arms industry; Road safety; Road accidents; Iraq; Scott Report; Scott Inquiry; Latin America; Political scandals

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