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Moscow Olympics boycott - Commons debate

Title
Moscow Olympics boycott - Commons debate
Genre
Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:02:32
Description
Parliamentary debate on 27/02/80 focusing on the UK Government support of the US boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Speaking are: MPs Tam Dalyell; Hector Monro; John Selwyn Gummer; Denis Howell; George Thomas, Speaker.
Further information
http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1980/feb/27/olympic-games
Contributors
Denis Howell; George Thomas; Tam Dalyell; John Gummer; Hector Monro
Keywords
Politics; Sports competitions; UK; Afghanistan; USSR; Military affairs; Athletics; Economic sanctions; Olympic games; Moscow; East West relations

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