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Nigel Lawson explains resignation

Title
Nigel Lawson explains resignation
Genre
Interview
TX Date
5 Nov 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:33
Description
Extract from Brian Walden’s LWT Weekend World interview with former Chancellor Nigel Lawson following Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s claims on the previous week’s show that she did not know why he had resigned. Lawson says he made it clear to Thatcher that while Alan Walters remained her personal economic advisor, his position as Chancellor was untenable.
Contributors
Brian Walden; Nigel Lawson; LWT
Keywords
Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Cabinet ministers; Resignation (political); Alan Walters

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