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Hamilton by-election

Title
Hamilton by-election
Genre
Interview; Election coverage
TX Date
1 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:15
Description
Report on the Hamilton by-election in Scotland which Labour won over the SNP with Conservatives trailing. Includes David Williamson of Radio Clyde interviewing SNP candidate Margo MacDonald who is positive and talks of independence for Scotland; Roy Hattersley for Labour and Shadow Chancellor Geoffrey Howe for Conservatives on the results and how they will translate to voting in the general election; Bruce Millan, Labour’s Scottish Secretary writes off SNP. Reporter not identified (poss. Vivian White).
Contributors
Geoffrey Howe; Vivian White?; Roy Hattersley; Bruce Millan; Margo MacDonald; David Williamson
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; UK; Conservative Party; Scotland; SNP; Devolution; Radio Clyde; Hamilton

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