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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Parliamentary debate; Jingle
TX Date
26 Nov 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:24:34
Description
Decision Makers. Battle of the Bottle, presented by Peter Spencer. As the government has voted to allow UHT milk to be imported to comply with EEC regulations, the programme considers the future for British dairymen, the threat to doorstep delivery and growing sales in supermarkets. Speaks to Michael Jopling, Minister of Agriculture; Garfield Davis, Shopworkers’ Union; Bill Roberts, Consumers Association; Richard Hall, Dairy Trade Federation; Michael Watts, consumer columnist of the Sunday Express; Robert Hughes, shadow Agriculture Minister; Paton(?) Nelson, Glass Manufacturers’ Union, and with milkmen. Excerpt from Commons speech by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Engineer: Dave Dawson.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Peter Spencer; Dave Dawson; Garfield Davis; Bill Roberts; Richard Hall; Michael Watts; Paton(?) Nelson; Michael Jopling; Robert Hughes
Keywords
Imports; Economic competition; EEC; UK; Supermarkets; Europe; Consumers; European legal instruments; Milk; Milkmen; Dairy industry

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