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Constituency split over Meyer’s Thatcher challenge

Title
Constituency split over Meyer’s Thatcher challenge
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
12 Dec 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Rebel Conservative MP, Sir Anthony Meyer faces an anxious Christmas before learning whether he will be re-adopted to fight his Clwyd North West seat at the next general election. The local party is split over his challenge to Margaret Thatcher for the party leadership and although he escaped a no confidence motion at an angry executive meeting last night, feelings are now running high in the constituency. Mark Gayer(?) reports.
Contributors
Anthony Meyer; Mark Gayer(?); Edith Powell; Ray Formston
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Government; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political leadership; Members of Parliament; Wales; Politicians; Anthony Meyer; Clwyd North West

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