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Betty Boothroyd on Labour defectors

Title
Betty Boothroyd on Labour defectors
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:04:47
Description
Interview with Labour MP Betty Boothroyd urging members of the Labour Party to fight for changes within the party rather than defect after Shirley Williams and other members have left to form the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Betty Boothroyd
Keywords
Politics; Labour Party; Political parties; Shirley Williams; Members of Parliament; Political allegiance; Party politics; SDP; Politicians; Socialists; Socialist movements; Political crises

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