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Mrs. Thatcher addressed a question from Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock on reports alleging that she had privately admitted that the new… read more

Mrs. Thatcher addressed a question from Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock on reports alleging that she had privately admitted that the new poll tax was a mistake. On the night before this session the House of Lords had narrowly defeated the War Crimes Bill which would allow British courts to prosecute alleged Nazi war criminals living in Britain. In addition to the sensitivity of the issue, this bill has set up a sort of constitutional crisis. The House of Commons can override House of Lords opposition to bills, but it has not used this power in over forty years. close

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Program ID:
12649-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 10, 1990 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 11, 1990 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 10, 1990 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 1990 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 1990 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 1990 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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