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Betty Boothroyd elected new Speaker

Title
Betty Boothroyd elected new Speaker
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
28 Apr 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:03:37
Description
Report on the election of Betty Boothroyd as the new Speaker of the House of Commons, first woman in the job. With bid speeches from challenger Peter Brooke and Boothroyd; Boothroyd acceptance speech; Brooke losing speech; Prime Minister John Major congratulations; Boothroyd as deputy Speaker. Political editor Peter Murphy reports.
Contributors
Peter Murphy; Betty Boothroyd; John Major; Peter Brooke
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Women; House of Commons; Betty Boothroyd

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