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Edward Heath campaign speech at Sidcup

Title
Edward Heath campaign speech at Sidcup
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Oct 1974
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:16:40
Description
Election campaign speech by Conservative Party leader Edward Heath in his Sidcup constituency. Covers the collapse of the stock exchange; class warfare being instigated in the campaign; economic crisis; housing; moving expenditure from local government to central and new system of rates; increasing reviews of benefit needs. Sound is in mono.
Contributors
Edward Heath
Keywords
Labour Party; Inflation; Social security; Economics; Housing; Conservative Party; Council housing; Political parties; Economic recession; Public expenditure; Party politics; Community charge; General elections; Local taxation; Mortgages (loans); Election campaigns; Stock exchanges; Social class; Housing policy; Centralization; Sidcup

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