Ref NoWEA/PP/V/26
AltRefNo0561782
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of the Speaker's visit to the Pakistan, 1989
Date1989
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 180 min.)
DescriptionThe film covers various events during Weatherill's visit as Speaker of the House of Commons to Pakistan. He visited Lahore, Pashawar, Karachi and Islamabad and much of the film is taken up showing Weatherill in conversation with various political leaders in the local and national Assemblies. The tape includes an interview of Weatherill by Professor Sajjad Naseer on a television programme broadcast from Lahore, called 'Visitors Book'. In the interview his opinions are sought on democracy, the legacy of the British in Pakistan, the difficulties of maintaining the Speaker's position of neutrality, and Weatherill makes frequent reference to his experience in Pakistan during the war and his parliamentary career in Westminster.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V26/0561782

SubjectSpeeches
Television
Mass media
Parliament
Democracy
Related PersonNaseer, Sajjad, (fl 1989), Indian TV broadcaster
Related PlaceLahore, West Punjab, Pakistan
Pashawar, Balochistan, Pakistan
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Islamabad, Pakistan
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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