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General Election - Alliance defence policy

Title
General Election - Alliance defence policy
Genre
News report; Press conference; Speech; Election coverage
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:03:54
Description
A row over defence policy has flared up again in the run-up to the General Election, as the Alliance and the Conservatives argue over nuclear Trident. David Owen, SDP leader, wants to cut Trident and put the money into conventional arms. Defence Secretary George Younger and Labour green affairs spokesman David Clark speak on defence and on the environment. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
David Owen; David Clark; George Younger
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Government; Conservative Party; Political parties; Defence; Nuclear weapons; SDP-Liberal Alliance; Trident (missile)

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