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Mad cow disease hits the country

Title
Mad cow disease hits the country
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
27 Mar 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:28
Description
As BSE affects the livestock of the country, at Prime Minister’s Question Time, Labour Party leader Tony Blair attacks Prime Minister John Major over the handling of the situation, he then responds. Robert Allen reports from Westminster. Also speaking in the Commons: Paul Marland, Peter Viggers and Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown. Much jeering heard and Speaker Betty Boothroyd calling for order.
Contributors
Betty Boothroyd; John Major; Paddy Ashdown; Tony Blair; Peter Viggers; Robert Allen; Paul Marland
Keywords
Politics; Agriculture; Farmers; Beef; Food safety; Bovine spongiform encephalopathy; Cattle

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