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British pensioner sought asylum in Sweden

Title
British pensioner sought asylum in Sweden
Genre
Interview
TX Date
21 Aug 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:01:12
Description
70 year-old Derbyshire pensioner, Ken King says he was deadly serious in applying for political asylum in Sweden after being unable to pay his poll tax. (King’s application was rejected). Male interviewer not identified. Originally broadcast on Radio Trent.
Contributors
Radio Trent; Ken King
Keywords
Taxation; UK; Derbyshire; Elderly; England; Community charge; Sweden; Pensioners (older people); Asylum seekers

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