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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:24:39
Description
Decision Makers. The past 9 months in politics, presented by Judith Dawson. Issues include unemployment, internal political disputes, new Social Democratic Party, sackings in the Cabinet, the Civil Service dispute, riots on the streets, and the Budget. We hear from MPs Bob Cryer, Neil Kinnock, Michael Foot, Denis Healey, Christopher Brocklebank-Fowler, Neville Sandelson, Michael Grylls, Cyril Townsend, Nicholas Winterton, Tony Benn, Peter Shore, Ian McArdle, John Biffen, Shirley Williams, Roy Hattersley, and also Lord Soames. MPs speaking in the Commons: John Watson, John Stokes, Anthony Kershaw, Michael Brotherton, Margaret Thatcher, Norman St John Stevas, Keith Speed, Hal Miller, Joel Barnett. Engineer: Dave Dawson.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Joel Barnett; Michael Grylls; Shirley Williams; Peter Shore; Roy Hattersley; Denis Healey; Michael Foot; Neville Sandelson; Neil Kinnock; Bob Cryer; Dave Dawson; Judith Dawson; Christopher Brocklebank-Fowler; Hal Miller; Ian McArdle; John Watson; Keith Speed; Anthony Kershaw; Cyril Townsend; Nicholas Winterton; John Biffen; Christopher Soames
Keywords
Budgets; Politics; Internal politics; Labour Party; Strikes; Labour disputes; Cost reduction; Economy; Public finance; Unemployment; Civil service; Civil servants; Political parties; Riots; National budgets; Public expenditure; Party politics; SDP; Political conflicts; Cabinet ministers; Dismissal from employment; Unemployment statistics

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