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Conservative conference proceedings

Title
Conservative conference proceedings
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Oct 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:08:23
Description
Coverage of the 1976 Conservative Party conference in Brighton. Speeches by Edward Heath; Home Affairs Spokesman Willie Whitelaw; Jane Kirk; Employment spokesman James Prior; Philip Taylor; Foreign Affairs Secretary Reginald Maudling; Dr Alastair Smith; Shadow Industry Minister Michael Heseltine and closing speech by party leader Margaret Thatcher. Issues covered include leadership of the party, economics, immigration, trade unions, foreign affairs, defence spending, devolution of the UK. Male reporter not identified (poss. Peter Murphy).
Contributors
James Prior; Margaret Thatcher; Edward Heath; William Whitelaw; Reginald Maudling; Michael Heseltine; Peter Murphy?; Jane Kirk; Philip Taylor; Alastair Smith
Keywords
Deportation; Politics; Foreign affairs; Trade unions; Economics; UK; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Immigration; Political leadership; Political parties; Devolution; Defence policy; Secret ballots

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