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Conservative MP Peter Thurnham resigns party whip

Title
Conservative MP Peter Thurnham resigns party whip
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:00:23
Description
Conservative MP Peter Thurnham has resigned the party whip, ostensibly over the Scott Report into sale of arms to Iraq. He tells of how he met with Prime Minister John Major, spent some time in reflection, then wrote his resignation letter.
Contributors
Peter Thurnham
Keywords
Reports; Government; Exports; UK; Conservative Party; Arms sales; Political parties; Members of Parliament; Prime ministers; John Major; Resignation (political); Iraq; Peter Thurnham; Scott Report; Political scandals

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