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    British Policy Toward Iraq

    Foreign Secretary Straw continued responding to members' questions about possible war with Iraq.

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    Question Time

    Prime Minister Blair answered questions from members of his party and the opposition on the National Health Service, Britain’s government financed health care system. The previous day,…

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    Question Time

    British Prime Minister John Major addressed accusations of voting irregularities by the conservative party.

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    Question Time

    British Prime Minister John Major took questions on a variety of issues, including the United Kingdom’s sovereignty within the European Union and the continuing outrage over animal exports.…

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    Five Years of Commons on Television

    Regular televised coverage of the British House of Commons began November 21, 1989, since then C-SPAN aired the twice-weekly prime minister’s Question Time. Then Prime Minister Margaret…

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    Out of Order

    Labour Party British Member of Parliament Tony Banks discussed his recent book, Out of Order, which humorously describes his experiences as a member of the British House of Commons.

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    Great Britain Political Issues

    Mr.Tony Banks, Labour Party, British House of Commons ,from an urban, economically depressed area of London, spoke about issues involved in British politics, including the nature of his…

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    Ten Minute Rule Bill on Fox-Hunting

    Member of Parliament Tony Banks, Labour, read a bill that would ban fox-hunting in the United Kingdom under the ten minute rule, a parliamentary procedure by which a member may introduce a bill…

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    U.S. Branch of British Labour Party

    A member of the British Labour Party met with the U.S. branch of the Labour Party to discuss the lessons of the 1992 Democratic National Convention for the Labour Party. Cameras also…

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    Friendly Fire in the Persian Gulf

    Members of the British House of Commons debated the issue surrounding the death of nine British soldiers in the Persian Gulf War in an excerpt from the private notice questions period of the British House of…

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    Call-In British Elections

    The guest discussed the April 9th British elections.

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    Question Time

    Issues brought up by members of the House of Commons in questions to the prime minister on June 6, 1991, included the state of the British medical system, the unification of the European…

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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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    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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