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  • Persian Gulf War Debate
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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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  • 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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  • British Debate on European Community Union
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    British Debate on European Community Union

    Prime Minister John Major outlined the treaty that was discussed at the European Community Summit. He spoke against a single currency and centralized federal rule by the European Community.…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Issues brought up by members of the House of Commons in questions to Prime Minister John Major included labor unrest in Liverpool, European economic unification including a single currency,…

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  • Statement on the Council Tax
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    Statement on the Council Tax

    Mr. Heseltine spoke before the British House of Commons to announce the British government’s intention to replace the unpopular “poll tax” with a new “council tax.” Margaret Thatcher, the previous prime minister of Great Britain, instituted the…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    Prime Minister John Major answered questions from members of the House of Commons concerning current issues in the politics of Great Britain, including questions on the rise of home loan…

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  • Question Time
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    Question Time

    British Defense Minister King spoke before the British House of Commons in a discussion on the ground campaign in the Persian Gulf war. Defense Minister King explained the necessity for…

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