House of Commons suspended for ten minutes

Title
House of Commons suspended for ten minutes
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
3 Jul 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:03:28
Description
Des Fahy reports from Westminster on how the House of Commons was suspended for ten minutes after a row over Health Secretary, Kenneth Clarke answering questions on new plans for the National Health Service. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher responded to Labour leader Neil Kinnock’s question on the subject before fierce exchanges between MPs including Robin Cook, Kenneth Clarke, Jack Cunningham and Speaker Bernard Weatherill.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Robin Cook; Neil Kinnock; Kenneth Clarke; Jack Cunningham; Des Fahy; Bernard Weatherill
Keywords
Government; Health; Health services; Parliament; NHS; Hospitals; House of Commons; Members of Parliament; Cabinet ministers; Kenneth Clarke; Parliamentary debate

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