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Mark Carlisle on joining the Shadow Cabinet

Title
Mark Carlisle on joining the Shadow Cabinet
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:57
Description
Conservative MP Mark Carlisle on being asked to join the Shadow Cabinet by party leader Margaret Thatcher. Carlisle says that Thatcher asked him to become shadow spokesman for Education, and speaks of his previous experience under former prime minister Edward Heath. Carlisle adds that he is delighted to take over from Norman St John-Stevas. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Mark Carlisle
Keywords
Politics; Margaret Thatcher; Education; Conservative Party; Edward Heath; Members of Parliament; Party politics; Politicians; Cabinet (politics); Political appointments; Norman St John-Stevas; Mark Carlisle

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