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    Question Time

    U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair talked about developments in the Northern Ireland peace process and the decision to postpone acceptance of the single-European currency, the Euro. He took…

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    Question Time

    Members of the House of Commons debated about a new voting system for the European Union. They discussed a system of proportional representation where voters would choose parties and not…

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    Question Time

    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major took British House of Commons members' questions, which focused primarily on the government’s budget, which was released on November 26, and…

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    Question Time

    Mr. MacGregor, speaking for Prime Minister John Major, answered questions on a variety of topics including the Gulf War, the national health care system, and the British railway system.

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    British Liberal Democratic Party Perspective

    Paddy Ashdown, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, spoke about its history and its role in British politics. He listed his party’s priorities as free enterprise, education and the environment. Mr.…

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    British Liberal Democratic Party Conference

    The Liberal Democratic Party met at their annual conference to set policies and strategies for the upcoming election. Mr.Paddy Ashdown, Leader,Liberal Democrats , talked about the role the…

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    Question Time

    Issues discussed during Sunday’s 'question time’included the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU), Britain’s largest trade union, which has a membership of over one million…

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    Question Time

    British Prime Minister John Major participated in his weekly Question Time with the British House of Commons.

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    Question Time

    Issues brought up by members of the House of Commons in questions to the Prime Minister on June 4, 1991, included a Labour Party initiative to begin a national minimum wage, nationwide dog…

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    Question Time

    Issues addressed by members of the British House of Commons in questions put to Prime Minister John Major include aid to refugees in the Middle East and Africa, and reforms in the…

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    British Cease-Fire Statements

    On the day following President George HW Bush’s announcement of a cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war, British Prime Minister John Major addressed the House of Commons on the resolution of…

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    Persian Gulf War Debate

    The British House of Commons' January 21 session centered around a debate over a government-supported resolution expressing support for British troops in the Persian Gulf, and an amendment…

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    Persian Gulf Debate

    The British House of Commons conducted an adjournment debate on the British government’s support of the United Nations Security Council’s resolutions concerning Iraqi occupation of Kuwait. Prime…

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    Question Time

    Earlier in the week it had been announced that Prime Minister John Major would make his first trip to the United States as Prime Minister later in December. The Prime Minister responded to…

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    Question Time

    The Prime Minister responded to questions about the poll tax and the upcoming general election, AIDS contamination of National Health Service blood supplies and changing the hours for the…

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    Debate on Queen's Speech

    The prime minister and parliamentary leaders debated the speech given by Queen Elizabeth II on November 6 to open Parliament. The speech, written by members of the majority party, set out the…

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    Special Session on Persian Gulf Situation

    The British House of Commons was recalled from recess by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to debate the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and other developments in the Persian Gulf. This portion of the…

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    British House of Commons

    This first televised session of the British House of Commons features debate over the governmental agenda outlined in the Queen’s speech. (See State Opening of Parliament, ID:10012) After…

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    Question Time and Thatcher Speech

    The first fifteen minutes featured Question Time with prime minister Margaret Thatcher. The Prime Minister was queried concerning homeownership and mortgage payments, and tourism, and the British…

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    Question Time

    British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher took part in questioning by Leader of the Opposition Neil Kinnock, Liberal Democrat Leader Paddy Ashdown, and other members of Parliament. Mr. Kinnock focused on the…

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