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After eight special

Title
After eight special
Genre
Interview; Speech; Discussion
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:52:27
Description
Tom Maddocks investigates new solutions to London’s transport problems in this special edition of After Eight, following allegations against London Transport and prior to publication of a report on its management. Ideas include road toll to enter London. Includes excerpts of interview with London Transport Deputy Chairman John Stansby. Studio discussion with Labour’s Greater London Council (GLC) transport spokesman, Ken Livingstone; author of Taming Traffic, Stephen Plowden; and Andrew Warren from pressure group Movement for London. GLC Conservative group leader Alan Greengross speech on transport. GLC leader Sir Horace Cutler talking to Sarah Temple-Smith about the idea of free public transport in London. In several parts with breaks in recording.
Contributors
John Stansby; Horace Cutler; Ken Livingstone; Tom Maddocks; Alan Greengross; Andrew Warren; Stephen Plowden; Sarah Temple-Smith
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Transport; London; Trade unions; Traffic; Labour Party; London Transport; British Rail; Conservative Party; GLC; Roads; Public finance; Business; Public transport; Road transport; Political manifestos; Employment; Political parties; Underground railway networks; Bus services; Councils; Public consultations; Government spending; Cities; Politicians; Local taxation; Fares; Transport policy; Motorists; Planning process; Traffic congestion; Transport economics; Redundancies; Development plans; Environmental quality; Transport infrastructure; Transport planning; Urban transport; Tolls; Transport costs; Operating costs; Bus ticketing systems

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