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Whitelaw Commons statement on Toxteth and Southall riots

Title
Whitelaw Commons statement on Toxteth and Southall riots
Genre
Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:02:26
Description
Commons statement by Home Secretary William (Willie) Whitelaw on the weekend’s riots in Toxteth and Southall, including pledging full support for the police to take action where necessary to suppress the violence and details of investigations to be held.
Contributors
William Whitelaw
Keywords
London; Emergency services; Law enforcement; Police; Liverpool; Violence; Southall; Riots; Policing practice; Toxteth; Merseyside; Asphyxiating and poisonous gases; Protective clothing

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