Ref NoWEA/PP/V/12
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of 'Central Lobby', 17 May 1990
Date17 May 1990
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 30 min.)
DescriptionThis video contains a regional political programme 'Central Lobby', made by Central Independant Television and broadcast in the Midlands. The presenter is Judy Laybourn and the items covered are the rise of right wing political parties in Britain, the lack of safety checks on drivers once they have passed their driving tests, an interview with Weatherill following hints of his retirement as Speaker, and a forthcoming private members bill on footpaths. The interview with Weatherill is about his trials and tribulations as the first Speaker to have his actions viewed on television. In his interview he comments on the additional pressures on the Speaker from MP's who want to be seen to be heard. Excerpts of him dealing with rowdy scenes and criticism of is conduct of debates is included.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V12/0561768

SubjectPolitical parties
Parliamentary bills
Related PersonLaybourn, Judy, (fl 1990), television presenter
Associated OrganisationITV Network Ltd
Central Independent Television

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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