Thatcher on British Leyland, economy and Olympics boycott

Title
Thatcher on British Leyland, economy and Olympics boycott
Genre
Interview
TX Date
31 Dec 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:08:20
Description
Peter Allen interviews Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher about the effects of a current British Leyland strike on the future of BL and the prospects for the new Mini Metro car. Also on high unemployment, the state of the economy and economic policy. And on athletes choosing to ignore advice to boycott the Moscow Olympic games over the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. In 2 parts.
Further information
http://www.margaretthatcher.org/speeches/displaydocument.asp?docid=104470
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Peter Allen
Keywords
Companies; Industry; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Cost reduction; Afghanistan; British Leyland; Public finance; Unemployment; Public sector; Cars; Military affairs; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Economic policy; Olympic games; Investment; Athletes; Public expenditure; Unemployed youth; Government policy; National economy; School leaving; Employment creation; Training; Private sector; Economic statistics; Industrial policy; Work experience

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