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Margaret Thatcher on Conservative Party leadership election

Title
Margaret Thatcher on Conservative Party leadership election
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
4 Jul 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:00:28
Description
Statement by former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in which she comments on the result of the Conservative Party leadership election result. She pays tribute to John Major (who won) and John Redwood, and speaks of the need for the party to unite against the real enemy, socialism. Heavy background noise.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher
Keywords
Elections; Government; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Socialism; Political parties; John Redwood; John Major

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