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Debate on poll tax

Title
Debate on poll tax
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
19 Jul 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:15
Description
Peter Murphy reports from Westminster about a Parliamentary debate on the new community charge or poll tax and fears over levels- should be around £275 per person. Includes speeches by Nicholas Ridley, Environment Secretary; Jack Cunningham (Lab); Sir Bernard Braine (Con).
Contributors
Peter Murphy; Nicholas Ridley; Jack Cunningham; Bernard Braine
Keywords
Politics; Local authorities; Conservative Party; Parliamentary debates; Community charge; Local taxation; Nicholas Ridley

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