Ref NoWEA/PP/V/15
AltRefNo0561771
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of the launch of the campaign for a mock General Election, 1991
Date12 July 1991
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 180 min.)
DescriptionExtracts of 'Newsround' on the BBC, reporting the launch of the campaign for the 'Newsround Election', a mock election in schools sponsored by 'Newsround' and the Hansard Society. The film shows the launch by Harold Walker, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons outside the Houses of Parliament, several children being interviewed and a meeting with Weatherill. He states that party politics and General Elections are an essential part of political freedom.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V15/0561771

SubjectTelevision
Elections
Political parties
Freedom
Related PersonWalker, Harold, Baron Walker of Doncaster, (1927-2003), Labour MP for Doncaster Central (1983-1997), Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee (1983-1992)
Related OrganisationHansard Society
Related PlaceWestminster, City of Westminster, London
Associated OrganisationBBC
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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