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General election campaign-row over Labour NHS broadcast

Title
General election campaign-row over Labour NHS broadcast
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
30 Mar 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:02:36
Description
Report on the argument over who leaked the name of girl patient Jennifer Bennett – who featured in the Labour Party’s much criticised health service general election broadcast - to the Daily Express dragging on. With comment on the issue from Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown; Conservative Party chairman Chris Patten; Prime Minister John Major; Labour leader Neil Kinnock; Labour campaign director John Cunningham. Peter Murphy reports from Westminster.
Contributors
Peter Murphy; Neil Kinnock; John Cunningham; John Major; Chris Patten; Paddy Ashdown
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Newspapers; Health services; Conservative Party; NHS; Children (age group); Party politics; Liberal Democrats; General elections; Doctors; Election campaigns; Hospital patients; Daily Express; Right to privacy; Jennifer Bennett

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