Question Time and Thatcher Speech

The first fifteen minutes features question time with the prime minister. Mrs. Thatcher is queried concerning home ownership and… read more

The first fifteen minutes features question time with the prime minister. Mrs. Thatcher is queried concerning home ownership and mortage payments, and tourism and the British economy. A major point of debate is the treatment of Vietnamese refugees in Hong Kong. Both Opposition Leader Kinnock and Social Democrat Paddy Ashdown question the prime minister about the British role in dealing with the refugees. After the question time, Mrs. Thatcher delivers a statement about her recent meeting with the European Council. Debate ensues concerning the Common Market and its "1992"plan, and the possible reunification of Germany. close

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  • Ashdown, Paddy Leader, House of Commons United Kingdom->Liberal Democratic Party
  • Kinnock, Neil Leader, House of Commons United Kingdom->Labour Party
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Question Time and Thatcher Speech

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Program ID:
10262-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 12, 1989
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 1989

Airing Details

  • Dec 12, 1989 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1989 | 3:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1989 | 8:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1989 | 10:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 1989 | 1:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 13, 1989 | 6:24am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 1989 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 1989 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1