Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
24 Oct 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:20:22
Description
Decision Makers, presented by Richard Dallyn. Looking at the financial crisis of Militant-run Liverpool City Council, splits within Labour Party ranks, and antipathy towards the council’s Deputy Leader, Derek Hatton. Contributions from Derek Hatton; Paul Rowley; Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock; Tony Travers, research fellow in local government; Liverpool Liberal MP David Alton; John Heddle, Chairman of the Conservative National Local Government Advisory Committee; Environment Secretary Kenneth Baker; Paul Feather, Liverpool Against Militants; John Edmonds, General Secretary Elect, GMB union; Ron Todd, TGWU General Secretary; Jack Cunningham, Labour environment spokesman. Includes the theme tune of the recently-formed Liverpool Against Militants. Produced in collaboration with Paul Rowley, of Liverpool’s Radio City. Engineer: Dave Dawson.
Contributors
David Alton; Kenneth Baker; Neil Kinnock; Dave Dawson; John Heddle; Richard Dallyn; Paul Rowley; Radio City; Jack Cunningham; Derek Hatton; Ron Todd; Tony Travers; Paul Feather; John Edmonds
Keywords
Political movements; Trade unions; Local government; Labour Party; Liverpool; Political parties; Liverpool City Council; Derek Hatton; Political leaders; City councils; Pressure groups; Local finance; Liverpool Against Militants; Militant Tendency

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