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Rover sale to BMW scandal

Title
Rover sale to BMW scandal
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:02:20
Description
Report on Dr John Gilbert, a member of an all party Commons Select Committee, accusing Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government of attempting to conceal parts of the BAE deal which sold British car manufacturer Rover to BMW. Includes interviews with Gilbert and a defiant Lord (David?) Young. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
John Gilbert; David? Young
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Parliament; Conservative Party; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Political corruption; Committees; Political scandals; Rover; Lord Young; BAe; BMW

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