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Nigel Lawson resigns

Title
Nigel Lawson resigns
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
26 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:04:19
Description
Peter Spencer reports on the damage limitation exercise in the Conservative Party following the shock resignation of Chancellor Nigel Lawson which has led to questions over Margaret Thacther’s leadership. Includes comment from Conservative MPs Sir William Clark and Jerry Hayes, and former cabinet minister John Biffen; former Labour Chancellor Denis Healey; Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown.
Contributors
Peter Spencer; Denis Healey; John Biffen; Paddy Ashdown; Jerry Hayes; William Clark
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Nigel Lawson; Cabinet ministers; Resignation (political)

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