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Alton on Abortion amendment bill failure

Title
Alton on Abortion amendment bill failure
Genre
Interview
TX Date
6 May 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Interview with Liberal MP David Alton on the filibustering in the House of Commons of his Abortion Amendment Bill. The delay in proceedings effectively killed the motion to lower the abortion limit to 18 weeks. He says they will continue to fight. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
David Alton
Keywords
Legislation; Parliamentary bills; Parliament; Liberal Party; Abortion

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