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Francis Pym on devolution

Title
Francis Pym on devolution
Genre
Interview
TX Date
23 Nov 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:35
Description
Conservative MP Francis Pym explains the Tories’ opposition to the first clause of the Scotland Bill (which had stated that devolution would not affect the unity of the United Kingdom). Now that highly significant clause has been knocked out, says Pym, the Government should reconsider the whole position. Interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Francis Pym
Keywords
Legislation; Government; UK; Conservative Party; Scotland; Devolution; National identity

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