A Week in Politics[04/02/95] (1995)

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Discussions on the leaked framework document on Northern Ireland which has caused a furore in the commons and the media. Also Eric Martlew MP talks about his Protection of Calves Private Members Bill, Tony Blair MP at Brighton attempting to steer clear of a discussion on Clause 4 (Includes interviews with James Groves and Ian Corfield). Report on the Nolan Committee which is still hearing evidence about parliamentary behaviour. Europhiles Tim Devlin MP, Ray Whitney, Michael Welsh MP and Sir Tim Renton MP talk about their alternative manifesto. Paddy Ashdown's Lib-Dem party is less popluar than in 1993. Paddy Ashdown would like to share power with a possible future Labour government, but has not said so yet for fear of frightening off his supporters. Alex Carlile MP talks about the impossibility of supporting another Conservative Government.

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