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Implications of Clive Ponting case

Title
Implications of Clive Ponting case
Genre
Interview
TX Date
16 Feb 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:01:41
Description
Interview with Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe about the legal and Parliamentary implications of the Clive Ponting case, where the use of the Official Secrets Act against civil servant Ponting was called into question. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Geoffrey Howe
Keywords
Politics; Right to information; Civil servants; State security; Clive Ponting; Official Secrets Act; Political scandals

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