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Thatcher on oil price, petrol tax and nuclear energy

Title
Thatcher on oil price, petrol tax and nuclear energy
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:01:50
Description
House of Commons reply by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to former Labour Prime Minister, James Callaghan, following the decision by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to raise oil prices. Arguing reducing petrol tax will increase the demand on oil, and a larger nuclear energy programme is needed. Also on meeting oil import targets.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher
Keywords
Politics; Petroleum; Imports; Prices; Taxation; UK; Nuclear energy; Fuels; Oil; OPEC

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