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Lord Melchett on police at music festivals

Title
Lord Melchett on police at music festivals
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Aug 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:04:47
Description
Interview with Labour peer Lord Melchett (Peter Mond) on the heavy-handed approach by police during UK music festivals when searching for illegal drugs, his views cannabis should be legalized, and need to control the sale of alcohol at festivals. Speaking prior to Reading Festival this weekend. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Peter Mond
Keywords
Legislation; Police; Cannabis; Illegal drugs; Policing practice; Festivals; Alcohol; Music festivals; Drug legalization; Reading

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