Deputy Prime Minister Resignation Statement

On November 1, 1990 Sir Geoffrey Howe resigned his post as Deputy Prime Minister in the cabinet of Prime Minister Thatcher. In his resignation notice… read more

On November 1, 1990 Sir Geoffrey Howe resigned his post as Deputy Prime Minister in the cabinet of Prime Minister Thatcher. In his resignation notice he expressed strong concern that Prime Minister Thatcher was reluctant to commit to the economic and political union of Europe. Howe was the last remaining member of Thatcher’s original cabinet and has served with her since 1979. Howe addressed the House of Commons to announce the reasons for his resignation and made a strongly worded statement criticizing Thatcher’s policy on European union. close

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Deputy Prime Minister Resignation Statement

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Program ID:
14988-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Nov 15, 1990 | 2:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 1990 | 4:20am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 15, 1990 | 2:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 1990 | 6:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 15, 1990 | 8:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 1990 | 9:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 1990 | 12:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 19, 1990 | 4:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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