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Social and Liberal Democratic Party launch

Title
Social and Liberal Democratic Party launch
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
3 Mar 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:50
Description
Richard Bestic reports on the launch of the Social and Liberal Democratic Party, following the merger of the Liberal Party and the SDP. Also comments on the decision of Dr David Owen to continue with a breakaway party continuing to call itself the SDP. Includes interviews with David Steel; Robert Maclennan; John Cartwright; Shirley Williams.
Contributors
David Steel; Shirley Williams; Richard Bestic; John Cartwright; Robert Maclennan
Keywords
Politics; Liberal Party; Political parties; SDP; Political coalitions; Mergers; Social and Liberal Democratic Party; SLD

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