Film: 3987

Politics | 1950 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

W.F. Deedes M.P; virtuous Conservative whose government has 'restored freedom of choice', responds to criticisms from his constituents, while castigating the 'socialist government'. Meat rationing, coal price, colonial agriculture are covered. Also the 'terrible occurrences' under Labour. Polling Station. Churchill and crowds at No. 10. Pensioners, widows (women having tea in kitchen). Disability. Family allowance (mother with children and pram). Beveridge Report, building housing estates. Winston Churchill 1950. "You understand, I'm sure, it wouldn't be right for an MP to try and influence a local housing committee", Bill Deedes.


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