Gulf War (1990-1991)
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Interview from the Young Conservatives conference in Scarborough, Yorkshire, on subjects including the IRA mortar attack on Downing Street [London], the Gulf War, the state of the economy, the Poll Tax and Major's taste in music.
Subjects include: talks between Iraq and the Kurds and how long British troops would remain in Iraq following the Gulf War; JM's view of Thatcherism and what his own policies would be; the introduction of the Council Tax; the state of the economy; unemployment; Britain's role in Europe; European economic and monetary union; low Conservative Party morale.
Subjects include: John Major's victory in the Conservative leadership election; the Poll Tax; NK's visit in 1991 to the United Nations following the Gulf War, on peace in the Gulf and international policy towards Iraq; the Ribble Valley by-election; a visit to Northern Ireland; the state of the economy.
The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.