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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
00:00:16
Description
Doctor Robin Rudd, an expert in asbestos related diseases at the London Chest Hospital, speaking on (or about?) this evening’s BBC Public Eye television documentary which investigated allegations made in a confidential report that Westminister City Council put the health of over 100 homeless families at risk by housing them in tower blocks they knew to contain the material. Rudd says the contamination was worse than any he could recall in residential accommodation. Interviewer not heard.
Contributors
BBC?; Robin Rudd
Keywords
Dangerous materials; Reports; BBC; Council housing; Homeless people; Westminster City Council; Television documentaries; Asbestos; Public Eye

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