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Chernobyl disaster - Effects on Europe

Chernobyl disaster - Effects on Europe
News report; Interview; Speech
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7 May 1986
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Report on British reaction to the Chernobyl disaster. Environment Secretary, Kenneth Baker says Britain is safe. Roger Clarke of the National Radiological Protection Board says Britain has escaped the worst effects. Consumer Minister, Michael Howard says it is unnecessary to ban food products from the Eastern bloc, whilst SDP-Liberal Alliance environment spokesman Simon Hughes (speaking in the House of Commons) says not enough information was provided on the dangers of the nuclear disaster. Male reporter not identified.
Kenneth Baker; Simon Hughes; Michael Howard; Roger Clarke
Health; UK; Great Britain; USSR; Environment; Europe; Milk; Drinking water; Nuclear safety; Food safety; NRPB; Chernobyl

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