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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
00:02:37
Description
Report on Labour Party opposition in the Commons to Chancellor Geoffrey Howe’s first Budget, in particular to benefits changes, tax and VAT increase. Speaking are former Chancellor, Denis Healey; former Social Services Secretary, David Ennals; exchange between Social Services Secretary Patrick Jenkin and former Prime Minister, James Callaghan. Peter Spencer reports.
Contributors
James Callaghan; David Ennals; Peter Spencer; Patrick Jenkin; Denis Healey
Keywords
Budgets; Politics; Labour Party; Social security; Taxation; Conservative Party; Geoffrey Howe; National budgets; Value Added Tax; Pensioners (older people)

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