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Conservative conference - Gorst and Gardiner attack Jim Prior

Title
Conservative conference - Gorst and Gardiner attack Jim Prior
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
7 Oct 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:23
Description
Report on the criticism by Conservative MPs George Gardiner and John Gorst of Employment Secretary, Jim Prior for not pushing forward with trade union reforms. Speaking at a Conservative Party rally (during the Conservative Party conference in Brighton), Gardiner says Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher should ensure the reforms are adopted. Gorst insists that there should be clear laws, not vague codes of practice. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
George Gardiner; John Gorst
Keywords
Politics; Trade unions; Margaret Thatcher; Labour relations; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Employment; Political parties; Conferences; Michael Heseltine; Jim Prior; Party politics

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