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Parliament debates prosection of Nazi war criminals

Title
Parliament debates prosection of Nazi war criminals
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:04:11
Description
Peter Russell reports from Westminster for LBC Newstalk on the Parliamentary debate on the represented bill to allow Nazi war criminals living in the UK to be prosecuted 50 years on, following unearthing of a 1975 report detailing suspects, and fears they wouldn’t get a fair trial. With Commons speeches from: Home Secretary Kenneth Baker; shadow Home Secretary Roy Hattersley; former Prime Minister Ted Heath; lawyer and MP Ivor Stanbrook; David Winnick; Nicholas Fairbairn; Home Office minister John Patten. The bill was passed by the Commons.
Contributors
Edward Heath; Roy Hattersley; Kenneth Baker; Nicholas Fairbairn; John Patten; Ivor Stanbrook; David Winnick; Peter Russell; LBC Newstalk
Keywords
Parliamentary bills; Nazis; War crimes; Second World War (1939-1945); Genocide; Holocaust; Right to justice

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