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Jerry Wiggin’s corruption apology

Title
Jerry Wiggin’s corruption apology
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
23 May 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:44
Description
Max Cotton reports on the Commons speech by Sir Jerry Wiggin MP apologising for using fellow MP Sebastian Coe’s name without his knowledge to table amendments to a bill in Standing Committee in which he had a financial interest (speech excerpt heard) and dissatisfaction with lack of disciplinary action. Includes Commons speeches in response to apology by Betty Boothroyd, Speaker and Peter Hain MP; interview with Andrew MacKinlay MP.
Contributors
Peter Hain; Betty Boothroyd; Max Cotton; Jerry Wiggin; Andrew MacKinlay
Keywords
Conservative Party; Ethics; Members of Parliament; Political corruption; Jerry Wiggin; Sebastian Coe; Weston-super-Mare

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