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Prime minister’s question time tackles BR and Europe

Title
Prime minister’s question time tackles BR and Europe
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
29 Jun 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:11
Description
Des Fahy reports on Prime Ministers’s Question Time, in which Margaret Thatcher criticises the national rail strikes and confronts the issue of privatisation of British Rail; and also speaks on UK isolationist stance in Europe following the recent EEC economic summit in Madrid- Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock criticises her.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Neil Kinnock; Des Fahy
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Economics; EEC; UK; British Rail; NUR; European union; Railway workers; Privatization; Commuting; Social policy; Europe; Railway services; Summits (meetings); Madrid

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