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British gas profits

Title
British gas profits
Genre
News report; Interview; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
23 Feb 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:00
Description
Bruce Whitfield reports on a rowdy Prime Minister’s Question Time on British Gas’s large profits, salary rises for top executives and cutbacks in staff and customer service since it was privatised. Includes Commons speeches by Speaker Betty Boothroyd; Labour Party leader Tony Blair; Prime Minister John Major. Also interviews with Karen Livingstone, GMB union; Gas Consumer Council regional manager for London, Hazel Hinton.
Contributors
Betty Boothroyd; John Major; Tony Blair; Karen Livingstone; Hazel Hinton
Keywords
Wages; Privatization; Profits; Gas industry; British Gas; Profit sharing; Gas companies

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