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Abolition of GLC

Title
Abolition of GLC
Genre
News report; Speech; Music
TX Date
1 Apr 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:01:54
Description
Elena Curti reports from the members’ terrace at County Hall as the Greater London Council is abolished. Includes Chairman, Tony Banks delivering a speech as he lowers the flag, claiming the occasion is not only a memorial service, but also a celebration. Leader Ken Livingstone then takes to the stage in song with the crowd: Here We Go.
Contributors
Ken Livingstone; Tony Banks; Elena Curti
Keywords
Politics; London; Local authorities; Local government; GLC; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Governance; City councils; Fireworks

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