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Michael Foot campaign speech at Sidcup

Title
Michael Foot campaign speech at Sidcup
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Oct 1974
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:35:52
Description
Election campaign speech by Michael Foot, Employment Secretary in the Labour Government, in response to an address by Conservative Party leader Edward Heath in his Sidcup constituency. Covers media suggestions British people are not capable of overcoming economic problems; blames Heath for spreading panic referring to his speech; wages and wage policy; inflation and high prices; Labour achievements in their year in government in relation to wage and strike settlements; oil prices; housing; improving industrial relations; his opposition to the EEC. Sound is in mono.
Contributors
Michael Foot
Keywords
Elections; Trade unions; Industry; Labour Party; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Prices; Inflation; Wage policy; Economics; Labour relations; EEC; Press; Housing; UK; Conservative Party; Nurses; Teachers; Employment; Political parties; Railway workers; Edward Heath; Statistics; Mass media; Oil; Economic recession; Party politics; General elections; Commodity prices; Election campaigns; Sidcup

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