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Chancellor’s budget speech

Title
Chancellor’s budget speech
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
15 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
Elena Curti reports on the Chancellor Nigel Lawson’s budget speech (with excerpts) and its contents including incentives to use lead-free petrol and reduction in National Insurance contributions from employees. Includes Commons speech in response from Neil Kinnock, Labour Party leader. Also looks at the SNP disrupting the budget speech with the Speaker calling for order.
Contributors
Neil Kinnock; Nigel Lawson; Elena Curti
Keywords
Budgets; Petroleum; Taxation; SNP; National budgets; Excise duties; Income tax; Jim Sillars; National insurance; Pensioners

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