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Parliamentary questions on Jonathan Aitken

Title
Parliamentary questions on Jonathan Aitken
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
30 Mar 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:02
Description
Mark Demery, parliamentary correspondent, reports on proceedings in Parliament with question time for Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd. Question on allegations that Jonathan Aitken, Chief Secretary to the Treasury was director of a company selling arms to Iran, contrary to the embargo. Speaking in Parliament are MPs Dennis Skinner, Betty Boothroyd, David Blunkett, Paul Flynn and Douglas Hurd.
Contributors
Dennis Skinner; Douglas Hurd; Betty Boothroyd; David Blunkett; Mark Demery; Paul Flynn
Keywords
Iran; Politics; Government; Conservative Party; Economic sanctions; Weapons; Arms industry; Jonathan Aitken

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