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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    The first televised broadcast of a British “Question Time” featured Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher being questioned by Opposition Leader Neil Kinnock and other members of Parliament. Issues…

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  • European Economic Community Debate
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    European Economic Community Debate

    The British House of Commons debated Britain’s involvement in the European Community, with opinions offered by six prominent British officials, including former Prime Ministers Margaret…

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  • Special Session on Persian Gulf Situation
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    Special Session on Persian Gulf Situation

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

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  • British House of Commons
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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
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    Question Time

    Topics in this question period include the Iraqi “supergun” controversy where customs agents seized large steel tubes bound for Iraq and believed to be destined to make the world’s largest…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Topics include the recently implemented poll tax, or community charge, which replaces a property tax with a tax on individuals. Members also question Mrs. Thatcher on the riots at…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher answered questions from the members of Parliament.

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  • Question Time and Thatcher Speech
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    Question Time and Thatcher Speech

    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…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    The prime minister is questioned by Opposition Leader Kinnock, Social Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown, and other members of Parliament. Mr. Kinnock focuses on the NATO summit and questions the prime…

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