John Major to be new Prime Minister as rivals withdraw

Title
John Major to be new Prime Minister as rivals withdraw
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:04:25
Description
Newstalk breakfast report by Sally Arthy from Westminster on John Major winning the Conservative Party leadership contest and being next Prime Minister as Michael Heseltine and Douglas Hurd withdraw. Includes speeches to press announcing their withdrawal and support for Major by Heseltine and Hurd; John Major speaking to press outside No 11 Downing Street.
Contributors
Michael Heseltine; Douglas Hurd; John Major; Sally Arthy
Keywords
Elections; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Prime ministers; John Major

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