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Hilary Armstrong on Westminster Council asbestos report

Title
Hilary Armstrong on Westminster Council asbestos report
Genre
Interview
TX Date
30 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:01:53
Description
Labour Party local government spokeswoman Hilary Armstrong on 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. Armstrong calls on the government and John Major as head of the Conservative Party to take action, and on Westminster Council to follow up and monitor the families involved.
Contributors
Hilary Armstrong
Keywords
Dangerous materials; Reports; Conservative Party; BBC; Council housing; Homeless people; Westminster City Council; John Major; Television documentaries; Asbestos; Public Eye

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