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  • British Election Results
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    British Election Results

    The BBC aired lived coverage of the British elections. Various political experts offered analysis of the exit polls and election results. The results in several still uncounted districts…

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  • British Election Results
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    British Election Results

    The BBC aired live coverage of the British elections. Various political experts offered analysis of the exit polls and the reasons for the results. The results in each of the local…

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  • House of Commons Speaker Election
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    House of Commons Speaker Election

    The House of Lords opened the a House of Commons session for the election of a speaker in the absence of the Queen, who will officially open Parliament on May 14. Then members of Commons unanimously…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    In the last question time before the dissolution of Parliament and the general election, members questioned the prime minister about the publication of an ethics report and other topics.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    In his first question time, May 21, 1997, Prime Minister Blair took members' questions. Questions focused on Blair’s policies on various issues and his reform of the question time session.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members' questions on various issues, including Northern Ireland, NATO expansion, Labour Party practices in Wales and health and education funding.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members' questions on various issues, including the peace process in Northern Ireland and prescription costs. This was Mr. Major’s last Question Time period as…

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  • British Election Preview
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    British Election Preview

    Various events from the British election campaign were shown. The general election will be held on May 1, and the House of Commons will reopen officially two weeks after the election. Ambassador Kerr…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Members of the House of Commons discussed recent events regarding the German bank and Britain’s committment to join the European Union.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members' questions on various issues, including the government’s budget proposal. Members asked about the details of the plan on issues such as taxes and spending…

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  • British Question Time
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    British Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members' questions on a variety of topics, including higher education costs and European monetary union.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Major took members' questions on various issues, including a conflict of interest by a government energy policy minister, building in environmentally sensitive areas and the…

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  • British Question Time
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    British Question Time

    Prime Minister Major took members' questions on various topics, including reducing payments to single parents on welfare tax loopholes for the wealthy and the British beef crisis.

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  • British Question Time
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    British Question Time

    Prime Minister Major took reporters' questions on various topics. Many questions focused on the tobacco advertising ban exception for Formula One racing and any relationship with a 1…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Members questioned the prime minister about value-added taxes and other topics.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Major took questions on various topics. Many questions focused on the recent peace negotiations and cease-fire in Northern Ireland, and the British policy on negotiations…

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  • British Question Time
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    British Question Time

    Prime Minister Major took members' questions on various topics, including European integration and the Northern Ireland peace process.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members questions on various topics, including lower unemployment, health service priority reform and education spending.

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair took members' questions on a variety of issues. Topics included violence in Northern Ireland, tax increases on pensions and education and health service spending.

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  • Liberal Democratic Party Platform
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    Liberal Democratic Party Platform

    Mr. Ashdown and other Liberal Democratic Party leaders released the party manifesto for the May 1 parliamentary elections. They highlighted various aspects of the platform and contrasted it…

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