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John Biggs-Davison on resignation from Shadow Cabinet

Title
John Biggs-Davison on resignation from Shadow Cabinet
Genre
Interview
TX Date
9 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:25
Description
Conservative MP John Biggs-Davison explains his reasons for resigning his position in Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher’s Shadow Cabinet. Biggs-Davison says he cannot abstain from a parliamentary vote on sanctions against Rhodesia. He adds that he has always been opposed to sanctions against the multi-racial government in Salisbury. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
John Biggs-Davison
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Government; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Economic sanctions; Members of Parliament; Rhodesia; Politicians; Cabinet (politics); Resignation (political); John Biggs Davidson; Salisbury (South Africa)

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