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Nigel Lawson resigns-Neil Kinnock reacts

Title
Nigel Lawson resigns-Neil Kinnock reacts
Genre
Interview
TX Date
27 Oct 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:04:35
Description
Elena Curti interviews Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock on the resignation of Chancellor Nigel Lawson and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s subsequent cabinet reshuffle. Kinnock welcomes Lawson’s departure and calls for an urgent change in the government’s economic policy. Also denounces Thatcher as being unfit to run the government, and for appointing a new lapdog Chancellor John Major. For Talkback breakfast show.
Contributors
Neil Kinnock; Elena Curti
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Economic policy; Nigel Lawson; Cabinet ministers; John Major; Resignation (political); Political appointments

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