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Bad week for Thatcher

Title
Bad week for Thatcher
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
3 May 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:03:45
Description
Report on a bad week for Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher with poor results for the Conservative Party in the county council elections; latest unemployment figures showing continued rise; Energy Secretary Peter Walker criticising her economic policy. Speaking are Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock; shadow Employment Secretary John Prescott; Peter Walker; Conservative Chairman John Gummer; SDP leader David Owen. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Peter Walker; David Owen; Neil Kinnock; John Prescott; John Gummer
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Unemployment; Political parties; Economic policy; SDP-Liberal Alliance; Local elections; Employment policy; Unemployment statistics; County coucils

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