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Margaret Thatcher at Women Into Business

Title
Margaret Thatcher at Women Into Business
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
13 Mar 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:03:46
Description
At a Conservative-organised gathering held to celebrate women in industry and commerce and for the presentation of awards by Women Into Business, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher speaks about how women have to overcome challenges in order to succeed. Meanwhile, there have been rising doubts from her supporters, with some Cabinet ministers telling her it is time to step down; former Cabinet minister John Biffen MP comments. Michael Heseltine MP comments on forming a Budget in difficult financial times and reaffirms his continued support to the Prime Minister; backbench MP Michael Grylls says her leadership is needed for another ten years. Des Fahy reports from Westminster.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Michael Grylls; Michael Heseltine; John Biffen; Des Fahy
Keywords
Budgets; Elections; Industry; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Business; Political leadership; Employment; Women; Prime ministers; National budgets; Party politics; Trade (practice); Women Into Business

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