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James Callaghan on Nationwide

Title
James Callaghan on Nationwide
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
22 Mar 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:22:14
Description
Frank Bough and Bob McKenzie interview UK Prime Minister James Callaghan on the BBC Nationwide television programme about a House of Commons vote of no confidence in the Labour Government on 23/03/77. He also talks about the future of the Lib-Lab (Liberal and Labour Party) pact; inflation, food prices and wage policy and restraint; unemployment; Economic Summit; relations with world leaders; defeat over Devolution Bill; relations with trade unions; pressure of Parliamentary life. Valerie Singleton introduces a phone-in element. Bob McKenzie looks at no confidence vote in parliament and interviews Liberal MP Cyril Smith on the issue.
Contributors
James Callaghan; Cyril Smith; Frank Bough; Bob McKenzie; Valerie Singleton
Keywords
Politics; Trade unions; Labour Party; Inflation; Wage policy; Parliamentary bills; Parliament; UK; James Callaghan; Liberal Party; Unemployment; International relations; Political leadership; Devolution; Prime ministers; Economic recession; Political coalitions; Summits (meetings); Food prices

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