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Conservative conference - Review of debates

Title
Conservative conference - Review of debates
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Oct 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:05:42
Description
Report on Conservative Party conference in Brighton speeches on the Grand Hotel IRA bomb attack and debates on miners’ strike and Labour Party. With speeches by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (keynote speech excerpt); Party Chairman John Gummer; Foreign Secretary Leon Brittan; miners’ representative Alan Shotleigh(?); Jay Gohel; Defence Secretary Michael Heseltine; Trade and Industry Secretary Norman Tebbit; Northern Ireland Secretary Douglas Hurd. Male reporter not identified (poss. Peter Murphy or Spencer).
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Norman Tebbit; Michael Heseltine; Douglas Hurd; Leon Brittan; John Gummer; Jay Gohel; Alan Shotleigh(?)
Keywords
Politics; Labour Party; Strikes; Labour disputes; Terrorism; Conservative Party; Political conferences; IRA; Political parties; Conferences; Roy Hattersley; Coal miners; Party politics; Coal Strike (1984-1985); Bombs; Brighton; Ian MacGregor; Grand Hotel; Strikes (events)

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