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  1. George Younger on post-Election prospects for Scotland (1979)

    Genre
    Interview

    Scottish Secretary, George Younger on Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s first engagement in Scotland following the Conservative general election victory, and the need for all parties to work together with...

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  2. Attempts to save Talbot Linwood car plant (1981)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview with Secretary of State for Scotland, George Younger, about his attempts to save the Talbot Linwood car manufacturing plant. Female interviewer not identified. Short break in recording.

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  3. Closure of Invergordon smelter plant (1981)

    Genre
    News report; Interview

    Report on the closure of the Invergordon smelter plant, which has been losing £1 million a month. Includes interviews with Dick Charles, managing director of British Aluminium; Scottish Secretary, George...

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  4. George Younger on being appointed Defence Secretary (1986)

    Genre
    Interview

    Former Scottish Secretary, George Younger on being appointed Secretary of State for Defence, to replace Michael Heseltine who resigned over the Westland Helicopters takeover affair. He talks about when and...

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  5. Nimrod aircraft (1986)

    Genre
    Interview

    Defence Secretary, George Younger on the Nimrod early warning aircraft, its problems and the further spending of £50 million necessary to solve them. Male interviewer not identified (prob. Paul Maurice).

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  6. George Younger on NATO reaction to Labour non-nuclear policy (1986)

    Genre
    Interview

    Defence Secretary, George Younger on the advice of NATO’s Supreme Commander, Bernard Rogers that the USA will remove all of its troops from Europe should the Labour Party carry out its pledge to rid...

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  7. Westland affair re-emerges (1986)

    Genre
    News report; Parliamentary debate; Speech

    Report on the re-emergence of the Westland affair in the Commons, with support for and attacks on Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Includes speeches by Defence Secretary, George Younger; Shadow Defence...

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  8. Government won’t buy Nimrod system (1986)

    Genre
    Interview

    UK Defence Secretary, George Younger on the Government’s decision not to buy the British early warning defence system aircraft, Nimrod; who is responsible for this - the MOD or GEC; the need for a system....

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  9. George Younger visits the Falklands (1987)

    Genre
    News report; Speech

    Report on visit of UK Defence Secretary George Younger to the Falkland Islands and fears over reduction in British troops and building up of forces in Argentina. Includes briefing of Younger on the...

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  10. George Younger on SDI (1987)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview with UK Defence Secretary, George Younger, after talking to US Secretary of State, Caspar Weinberger, on assurances that the United States will consult the British Government before deploying the...

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