Jeremy Thorpe trial - Parliamentary debate

Title
Jeremy Thorpe trial - Parliamentary debate
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
26 Jun 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:05:39
Description
Report on a House of Commons debate which focuses on the prosecution witnesses in the Jeremy Thorpe trial at the Old Bailey after allegations their evidence was denigrated because of the acceptance of newspaper payments. Also includes excerpts from a debate on the reform of House of Commons procedure and the power of backbenchers. With Commons speeches from John Morris; Attorney General Sir Michael Havers; Christopher Price; Norman St John-Stevas; Tony Benn. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Tony Benn; Christopher Price; Norman St John-Stevas; John Morris; Michael Havers
Keywords
Legislation; Newspapers; Parliament; Journalism; Liberal Party; Jeremy Thorpe; Homicide; House of Commons; Ethics; Trials; Politicians; Political leaders; Business people; Witnesses; David Holmes; George Deakin; Political power; Political scandals; Political process; Nicholas Scott; John Le Mesurier

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