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Artist or CreatorCollie [Clive Collins]
Title or Caption"Let's face it, if a guillotine HADN'T been imposed we'd have needed a 60-day cooling-off period after the reading of each clause!"
Extent1 item
Published byThe People
Date24 Jan 1971
Embedded text or transcriptShame!
W. Whitelaw M.P
Commons Chamber
Person DepictedWhitelaw; William
Barber; Anthony (1920-2005)
Carr; Robert (1916-)
Castle; Barbara (1910-2002); Baroness Castle of Blackburn
Callaghan; James (1912-2005)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Jenkins; Roy Harris (1920-2003)
NotesNews: 22 January: The committee stage of the Industrial Relations Bill was placed under the guillotine in the Commons. The announcement caused angry scenes in the Commons. Whitelaw, Leader of the House, was howled into silence by cries of "fascist" and "dictator" by Labour MPs.
SubjectsIndustrial Relations Act
Conservative Party
Labour Party
House of Commons
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700
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