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Scottish defeat for Labour

Title
Scottish defeat for Labour
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
11 Nov 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:41
Description
Lynne Mennie reports on the fallout for the Labour Party after they lost the Govan (Scotland) by-election to the SNP with devolution and the poll tax (community charge) key issues. Includes interviews with former Labour MP Jim Sillars who is now the SNP winning candidate; John Prescott; Glasgow Labour MP George Galloway.
Contributors
John Prescott; Jim Sillars; George Galloway; Lynne Mennie
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Margaret Thatcher; Scotland; SNP; Devolution; Community charge; Local taxation; Govan; Electoral issues

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