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Croydon by-election results

Title
Croydon by-election results
Genre
Speech; Election coverage; Technical
TX Date
22 Oct 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:05:10
Description
Speeches by Conservative Party candidate John Butterfill and Labour Party candidate Stanley Boden after losing the Croydon North West by-election to the SDP-Liberal Alliance candidate William Pitt. Some jeers and shouts from audience including members of National Front. Male commentator not identified. Sound is in mono and speech coverage lost towards end of clip.
Contributors
John Butterfill; Stanley Boden
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Labour Party; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Liberal Party; Political parties; SDP-Liberal Alliance; Parliamentary candidates; Election campaigns; Croydon; William Pitt

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