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My millennium

My millennium
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My Millennium. Richard Littlejohn interviews Paddy Ashdown, British politician and leader of the Liberal Democrats. On preparing Britain for the Millennium and the political problems that need to be addressed; his political future; the potential of the Liberal Democrats to get into power; what he would do if he were prime minister; investment in education, the internet and information technology advancement in relation to how they will affect our lives; public transport; democratic implications of the internet; the use of referenda; Europe; the Euro; nationality; Bosnia; Britain’s military and world-view; defence; the Soviet Union; Northern Ireland; crime in Britain; employment; the welfare system; democracy; problems with the British Government; the media and the right to privacy. Producer Simon Hobbs, series devised by Jackie(?) Wilson.
Paddy Ashdown; Simon Hobbs; Jackie Wilson(?); Richard Littlejohn
Peace; Politics; Crime; Margaret Thatcher; Northern Ireland; Future society; Education; UK; Referenda; Great Britain; USSR; Public transport; Mass media; Social policy; Nationality; Liberal Democrats; Information technology; Millennium celebrations (Year 2000); Tony Blair; Millennium; Paddy Ashdown; Government, Political parties; Internet; Computer networks; Bosnia; Military; Gerry Adams

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