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Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock questioned the prime minister about “sweeteners” granted in the sale of the state-owned Rover car company.… read more

Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock questioned the prime minister about “sweeteners” granted in the sale of the state-owned Rover car company. In 1988 the British government sold the company to British Aerospace. The government had decided not to allow open bidding for Rover primarily to ensure a British buyer for the company. It has been discovered that the then-secretary of state for trade and industry secretly gave British Aerospace several major concessions for "sweeteners", including deferring payment. close

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Program ID:
12969-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jul 01, 1990 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 02, 1990 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 01, 1990 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1990 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 1990 | 3:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 1990 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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