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Leaked Harrods report

Title
Leaked Harrods report
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
3 Apr 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:07
Description
Linda Duffin reports on how Lonrho was refused permission by the High Court to give MPs copies of the confidential government report on the Harrods takeover. Lonrho director Paul Spicer calls it outrageous; Donald Trelford, editor of the Observer newspaper, calls it absurd and expresses the hope that the report will still come out; House of Fraser director Michael Cole speaks in support of the injunction and denies his case is getting weaker.
Contributors
Donald Trelford; Michael Cole; Linda Duffin; Paul Spicer
Keywords
Legal procedure; Reports; Government; Newspapers; Business; Business acquisitions; Appeals; Harrods; Lonrho; Observer; Tiny Rowland; High courts; Injunctions; Mohamed Al-Fayed; Department of Trade; House of Fraser

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