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Westland affair - Michael Heseltine on takeover bids

Title
Westland affair - Michael Heseltine on takeover bids
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Feb 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:04:13
Description
Michael Heseltine, former Defence Secretary, on the disadvantages of the US bid (by Sikorsky) for Westland Helicopters, and allegations of bribery by takeover bidder and shareholder Alan Bristow. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine
Keywords
USA; UK; Conservative Party; International relations; Defence; Honours; Knighthoods; Political corruption; Share dealing; Aerospace industry; Business acquisitions; Helicopters; Political scandals; SDI; Strategic Defense Initiative; Westland Helicopters; Alan Bristow; Sikorsky

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