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Labour conference - Michael Foot speech

Title
Labour conference - Michael Foot speech
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:52:16
Description
Speech by leader Michael Foot presenting the Parliamentary report, at the 1982 Labour Party conference in Blackpool following a vote on the registration of Militant Tendency members. On the Conservative Government’s economic, industrial relations and unemployment record, and repercussions of US policies; socialism in Europe and withdrawal from EEC; non-nuclear defence policy and arms race; socialism across the world. Includes introductory address and vote results by conference Chair Dame Judith Hart. Male reporter at start not identified (poss. Robin Day). Sound level varies.
Contributors
Judith Hart; Michael Foot; Robin Day?
Keywords
USA; Politics; India; Trade unions; Government; Labour Party; Strikes; Labour disputes; Wages; Margaret Thatcher; Economics; EEC; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Unemployment; International relations; Socialism; Political parties; Conferences; Economic policy; Coal miners; NCB; Prime ministers; Nuclear weapons; Francois Mitterrand; Nuclear disarmament; Arms race; Presidents; Defence policy; Europe; Party politics; Ronald Reagan; Blackpool; Constitutions; International economic relations; Pressure groups; Militant Tendency; Economic conditions; Industrial policy; Registers; International economic affairs; Joan Lestor

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