British Conservative Party Leader Speech

British Conservative Party Leader Michael Howard spoke about political correctness. Mr. Howard noted that many examples of… read more

British Conservative Party Leader Michael Howard spoke about political correctness. Mr. Howard noted that many examples of political correctness are innocuous and even humorous, but described others as a “wholesale assault on common sense.” He supported his contention with extreme anecdotal examples.

He criticized the current Labour government for excessive regulation and bureaucracy. He argued that the problems with civil service in Britain are related to political correctness. close

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British Conservative Party Leader Speech

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Program ID:
183275-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Stafford, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2004
Last Aired:
Sep 8, 2004

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2004 | 7:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2004 | 2:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 08, 2004 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3