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Last Commons session before Xmas - Debates on roads and prisons

Title
Last Commons session before Xmas - Debates on roads and prisons
Genre
Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
20 Dec 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:04:42
Description
Westminster correspondent Max Cotton looks back on yesterday’s events in Parliament - the penultimate day before the Christmas break. The session included debate on road-building and on the Woodcock Report on the Whitemoor Prison breakout. Includes statements by Michael Meacher, Labour transport spokesman; Steven Norris, Transport Minister; Michael Howard, Home Secretary; Jack Straw, Labour home affairs spokesman; Betty Boothroyd, Speaker; Andrew Robathan MP; Tony Banks MP.
Contributors
Jack Straw; Michael Meacher; Betty Boothroyd; Tony Banks; Michael Howard; Steven Norris; Max Cotton; Andrew Robathan
Keywords
Parliament; Prisons; Roads; Road transport; House of Commons; Christmas; Escapes; Road construction; Whitemoor Prison

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