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Labour conference - Day’s issues

Title
Labour conference - Day’s issues
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
5 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:26
Description
Report on the issues covered today at the Labour Party conference in Blackpool, including nationalisation of North Sea oil, council housing, Official Secrets Act and freedom of information, terrorism, capital punishment, Northern Ireland, prisons. With speeches from Energy Secretary Tony Benn; former chairman of Manchester housing committee Alan Roberts; MP Christopher Price MP; Home Secretary Merlyn Rees; MP Eric Heffer. Male reporter not identified (poss. Peter Murphy or Peter Spencer).
Contributors
Merlyn Rees; Eric Heffer; Tony Benn; Christopher Price; Alan Roberts
Keywords
Labour Party; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Death penalty; Political conferences; Right to information; Prisons; Council housing; Political parties; Conferences; Oil; Blackpool; North Sea; Nationalization; Housing policy; Official Secrets Act

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