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Arms for Iraq inquiry

Title
Arms for Iraq inquiry
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
26 May 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:03:31
Description
Political correspondent Kevin Murphy reports on the Arms for Iraq Scott inquiry after former Conservative MP Sir Hal Miller accused former Attorney General Sir Patrick Mayhew of having known about the arms exports. Includes Commons statement by Mayhew welcoming chance to give evidence to the inquiry tomorrow; interviews with shadow Trade Secretary Robin Cook; Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown; Hal Miller; former Defence Minister Alan Clark denying allegations by Miller against him. Sound is in mono.
Contributors
Patrick Mayhew; Robin Cook; Hal Miller; Paddy Ashdown; Kevin Murphy; Alan Clark (MP)
Keywords
Politics; Government; UK; Conservative Party; Arms sales; Weapons; Arms industry; Political corruption; International trade; Cabinet ministers; Iraq; Saddam Hussein; Hal Miller

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