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John Major off record remarks debated

Title
John Major off record remarks debated
Genre
News report; Press conference; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
26 Jul 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:02:57
Description
Peter Murphy reports from Westminster on Parliament’s reaction to Prime Minister John Major’s off the record comments calling 3 members of his cabinet bastards subsequently published in the papers. Includes Commons speeches by Labour’s David Winnick, Dennis Skinner and Speaker Betty Boothroyd on the bad language he used; and John Major dodging questions at a press conference (one by Aled Bolton, Sky News).
Contributors
Peter Murphy; Dennis Skinner; Betty Boothroyd; John Major; David Winnick; Aled Bolton
Keywords
Newspapers; Cabinet ministers; John Major

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