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Egg compensation package

Title
Egg compensation package
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Dec 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:26
Description
Report on the Government’s compensation package to help Britain’s egg industry following the salmonella scare. The package follows the resignation of junior health minister Edwina Currie, over her remarks about salmonella-infected eggs. Includes House of Commons speeches by Agriculture Minister John MacGregor; Ralph Howell; Clare Short; David Clark. Male reporter not identified (poss. John Fraser).
Contributors
Ralph Howell; Clare Short; John MacGregor; David Clark; John Fraser?
Keywords
Government; Agriculture; EEC; Farming; Conservative Party; Common markets; Safety; Europe; Food; Ministers; Food safety; Eggs; Edwina Currie; Salmonella; Poultry farming; Poultry industry

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