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Commons sleaze debate

Title
Commons sleaze debate
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
8 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:55
Description
Parliamentary correspondent Mark Demery reports from the Commons the day after the debate on the disclosure of MPs’ outside earnings and subsequent opposition victory in the sleaze vote. Includes Commons speeches on sleaze, corruption and Parliamentary procedure by Leader of the House Tony Newton; Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine; Labour MP John Prescott; Liberal Democrat MP Alan Beith; Conservative MP James Paice; Speaker Betty Boothroyd.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Betty Boothroyd; John Prescott; Alan Beith; Tony Newton; Mark Demery; James Paice
Keywords
Wages; Conservative Party; Right to information; Members of Parliament; Political corruption; David Shaw; Parliamentary procedure

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