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Public Eye documentary on Westminster Council asbestos report

Title
Public Eye documentary on Westminster Council asbestos report
Genre
Interview
TX Date
30 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:00:30
Description
Former resident Ann Shaw speaking on this evening’s BBC Public Eye television documentary which investigated allegations made in a confidential report that Conservative run Westminster City Council put the health of over 100 homeless families at risk by housing them in tower blocks they knew to contain asbestos. Shaw says the Council told her she could drill holes in the walls. Interviewer not heard.
Contributors
BBC; Ann Shaw
Keywords
Dangerous materials; Reports; Council housing; Homeless people; Westminster City Council; Television documentaries; Asbestos; Public Eye

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