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General election campaign-row over Labour NHS broadcast

Title
General election campaign-row over Labour NHS broadcast
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
26 Mar 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:01:47
Description
Report on the continuing row over the Labour Party’s general election campaign broadcast on the NHS as Health Secretary William Waldegrave admits he helped the doctor in the case contact the Daily Express. With reaction from Labour’s campaign director Jack Cunningham; Prime Minister John Major (on Thames Television) saying the case raises questions about Neil Kinnock’s leadership; Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown. Des Fahy reports from Westminster.
Contributors
John Major; William Waldegrave; Jack Cunningham; Paddy Ashdown; Des Fahy; Thames Television
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Newspapers; Health services; NHS; Political leadership; Children (age group); Party politics; Liberal Democrats; General elections; Neil Kinnock; Doctors; Election campaigns; Daily Express; Right to privacy; Chris Patten; Jennifer Bennett

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