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Hayes on Sunday

Title
Hayes on Sunday
Genre
Interview; Phone-in
TX Date
22 May 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:29:06
Description
Hayes on Sunday revisits the week’s shows with guests: Jessica Mitford talks about her time in the US Communist Party; Kenneth Slack, director, talks about the work of Christian Aid and takes a call accusing the charity of propaganda; Ken Marks, MP with responsibility for Gypsies, and Tom Lee of the Romany Guild talk about the problems faced by Gypsies and Travellers: how local councils are failing to make adequate site provision, and whether sites currently being provided will help to solve the issue; Dame Alicia Markova talks about her career in ballet, her love for it, and why she changed her name; Dave Bowman, NUR spokesman, on the profits posted by British Rail, people’s views of the railways and the ongoing costs; Peter Self of the London School of Economics (LSE) on the UK being over-governed, and the lack of public interest in how the UK is governed. Ends with music.
Contributors
Brian Hayes; Kenneth Slack; Jessica Mitford; Dave Bowman; Ken Marks; Alicia Markova; Peter Self; Tom Lee
Keywords
Local authorities; Government; British Rail; Railways; Communist Party; Charities; Communism; Housing needs; Ballet; Profits; Gypsies; Religious charities; Malnutrition; Christian Aid; Governance; Romany Guild

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