Community Charge Protests


Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900306

BBC Programme Number: 31SX7559

Notes: CAIRS 317559


SBH:Extract from R4's Midnight News reporting on country-wide protests against the new local government Community Charge (or Poll Tax). Council meetings in Maidenhead, Norwich and Britstol been brought to standstill; act. Bristol protest ("No poll tax" shouts 0'04") and ints; reports from other areas; act. PM Margaret Thatcher in Commons earlier in the day attacking high-spending Labour councils. Newsreader: Alison Rooper.

PRE:Reporters: Bristol: Richard Wells; Steve Richards reports on survey carried out for Today prog. which says the average household in England is likely to be paying a third more under new system. OTN:90NT10/372 TXN/TDT:R4 06-Mar-1990

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Alison Rooper (rdr)

Margaret Thatcher (Speaker)

Richard Wells (Speaker)

Steve Richards (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4