British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Child benefit increase

Title
Child benefit increase
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
25 Oct 1990
Year of production
1990
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:02:37
Description
Paul Rowley reports on the Commons announcement by Social Security Secretary Tony Newton of an apparent u-turn with an increase of £1 a week in child benefit for the eldest child and speeches responding to it. Includes Commons speeches by Tony Newton; Labour’s social security spokesman, Michael Meacher; Conservative backbench critic, Nicholas Winterton(?); Jim Sillars, SNP.
Contributors
Michael Meacher; Nicholas Winterton; Paul Rowley; Tony Newton; Jim Sillars
Keywords
Social security; Margaret Thatcher; Family; Child Benefit; Norman Lamont

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 150 times.