Speaker's Farewell Address

Speaker Weatherill delivered his farewell address to the House of Commons. He announced he would retire when Prime Minister Major called… read more

Speaker Weatherill delivered his farewell address to the House of Commons. He announced he would retire when Prime Minister Major called for a general election and dissolved Parliament. Prime Minister John Major and Opposition Leader Neil Kinnock both gave tributes to the Speaker and Mrs. Speaker in speeches that were both humourous and emotional. Weatherill, a member of Parliament who is nonpartisan, has been the Speaker during the entire time that the House of Commons has been televised. close

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  • Paddy Ashdown Leader, House of Commons United Kingdom->Liberal Democratic Party
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Speaker's Farewell Address

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Program ID:
25261-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Mar 29, 1992 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 1992 | 12:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 29, 1992 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 1992 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 30, 1992 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 1992 | 12:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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