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British arms sales

Title
British arms sales
Genre
Interview
TX Date
18 Jun 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:02:25
Description
Paul Maurice interviews UK Defence Secretary Michael Heseltine, on the sale of arms to foreign countries, the benefit to the economy, and controversy over sales to despotic regimes. The interview coincides with a British Army Equipment Exhibition and a row over the banning of sales of military vehicles to Chile.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Paul Maurice
Keywords
Government; Conservative Party; Arms sales; Weapons; Arms control; Arms industry; Arms race; Defence policy; Chile; Military equipment; Revenue; Export licences

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