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Labour opposition to Geoffrey Howe’s first budget

Title
Labour opposition to Geoffrey Howe’s first budget
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:12
Description
Report on Labour Party opposition in the Commons to Chancellor Geoffrey Howe’s first Budget, in particular economic policies and increasing VAT. Speaking are former Chancellor, Denis Healey; Social Services Secretary, Patrick Jenkin. Peter Spencer reports. Audio quality varies (sound shaky in places).
Contributors
Peter Spencer; Patrick Jenkin; Denis Healey
Keywords
Budgets; Labour Party; Prices; Inflation; Taxation; Conservative Party; Economic policy; Geoffrey Howe; National budgets; Value Added Tax

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