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Commons resumes after Easter break

Title
Commons resumes after Easter break
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
18 Apr 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:43
Description
Max Cotton reports on the resumption of Commons business after the Easter recess. Debates ensue: Labour MP Peter Mandelson and Labour Party leader Tony Blair on teachers voting for strike action this weekend at their conferences; Prime Minister John Major speech on education funding to which Tory MP Tony Marlow responds; Speaker Betty Boothroyd admonishing MPs absence; Tory MP John Marshall speech on the economy, which Health Secretary Virginia Bottomley resonds to.
Contributors
Betty Boothroyd; John Major; Tony Blair; Peter Mandelson; Virginia Bottomley; Max Cotton; Tony Marlow; John Marshall
Keywords
Politics; Strikes; Labour disputes; Parliamentary bills; Economics; Teachers; Educational finance; Environment; Teacher trade unions

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