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VE day 50th anniversary - Betty Boothroyd speech

Title
VE day 50th anniversary - Betty Boothroyd speech
Genre
Speech
TX Date
5 May 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:08:37
Description
Speech by the Speaker of the Commons Betty Boothroyd on behalf of the House of Commons from Westminster Hall on the 50th anniversary of VE day on the occasion of the Queen speaking to both Houses of Parliament. Remembering the sacrifices made and on the role of politicians and the Commons in the war.
Contributors
Betty Boothroyd
Keywords
Peace; Parliament; Anniversary celebrations; House of Commons; Queen Elizabeth II; Military personnel; Royal family; Second World War (1939-1945); Royalty; King George VI; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; VE day; Celebrations; Anniversaries; Westminster Hall

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