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Crown agents affair - Dennis Skinner comments

Title
Crown agents affair - Dennis Skinner comments
Genre
Interview
TX Date
4 Dec 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:04:32
Description
Interview with Labour MP Dennis Skinner where he calls for a public inquiry not more secret committees following the publication of the Fay report into the Crown Agents affair, after the development and funding body was accused of losing millions of pounds of public money from 1967-74 due to incompetence and corruption. Claims there has been a cover-up. Male interviewer not identified, poss. Mike Carlton.
Contributors
Dennis Skinner; Mike Carlton?
Keywords
Politics; Money; Reports; Right to information; Public finance; Civil servants; Corruption; Investment; Bank of England; Committees; Public inquiries; Political scandals; Fay Report; Crown Agents

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