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General election - Final campaigning

General election - Final campaigning
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
Jun 1987
Year of production
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Election campaign report focusing on the exchanges between the Labour Party and the Conservatives. Tax is one of the issues discussed; Roy Hattersley claims families will suffer under Nigel Lawson’s rule as Chancellor, whilst John MacGregor of the Tories claims no one would be worse off. Nigel Lawson claims there will be no need for an increase in public spending, whilst Norman Tebbitt claims new initiatives will not mean more expenditure. With comments from David Owen, and David Steel on proportional representation. Male reporter not identified (poss. Des Fahy).
David Steel; Norman Tebbit; Roy Hattersley; David Owen; Nigel Lawson; John MacGregor; Des Fahy?
Elections; Politics; Government; Labour Party; Taxation; Economics; Education; Conservative Party; Political parties; SDP-Liberal Alliance

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