John Major new prime minister

Title
John Major new prime minister
Genre
News report; Press conference; Election coverage; News bulletin
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:04:32
Description
London Talkback radio 8’o clock news bulletin read by Annie Webster announcing John Major as the new Prime Minister following a close ballot and Douglas Hurd and Michael Heseltine deciding to withdraw. Includes press conference with John Major; announcement of ballot results by Cranley Onslow; announcement by Heseltine and Hurd who will support Major; political editor Peter Murphy comments.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Peter Murphy; Douglas Hurd; John Major; Cranley Onslow; Annie Webster
Keywords
Elections; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Ballots; Prime ministers; John Major

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