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Day’s events in Parliament

Title
Day’s events in Parliament
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
1 Mar 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:04:07
Description
Report on former Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan taking his seat in the House of Lords as the first Earl of Stockton and on events in the House of Commons including discussion of Mark Thatcher’s financial deals in Oman and rates bill. With oath from Macmillan; Commons speeches from Speaker Bernard Weatherill; Labour MP Dale Campbell-Savours; Leader John Biffen; Trade and Industry Secretary Norman Tebbit; shadow Leader Peter Shore. Male reporter not identified (poss. Peter Murphy or Peter Spencer).
Contributors
Norman Tebbit; Harold Macmillan; Peter Shore; John Biffen; Dale Campbell-Savours; Bernard Weatherill
Keywords
Politics; House of Lords; Committees; Local taxation; Harold Macmillan; Oaths; Lords; Oman; Political scandals; Mark Thatcher

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