CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo Collection of television broadcasts involving the Speaker and other recordings, 1984-1993
Extent32 videocassettes (VHS)
DescriptionThe majority of these tapes are video recordings of television programmes on the theme of politics and the workings of the House of Commons. Many include interviews with Weatherill and give him the opportunity of voicing his personal views on the current and past operation of parliament. As usual he gives restricted political views in line with the policy of the impartial status of the Speaker. Most of the recordings are at the time of the introduction of televising proceedings or on Weatherill's retirement as Speaker. The other videos include some educational videos on parliamentary government, Weatherill on his tours abroad and various items about Croydon and fall into the following categories: V 1-19 Television Broadcasts 1984-1992, V 20-23 Croydon 1986-1993, V 24-27 Travel overseas 1986-1989, V 24-27 Travel overseas 1986-1989, V 28-30 Educational 1987-1991, V 31-32, Other 1986-1988.
Related OrganisationHouse of Commons
Related PlaceCroydon, London
CategoryMoving image recordings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. On site access at the University of Kent only. Access to audio-visual recordings is through digital listening/viewing copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified
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