• Short Summary

    RHODESIA'S CHIEF JUSTICE, SIR HUGH BEADLE, FLEW INTO LONDON THIS MORNING (TUESDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    RHODESIA'S CHIEF JUSTICE, SIR HUGH BEADLE, FLEW INTO LONDON THIS MORNING (TUESDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT. HIS VISIT WAS A CLOSELY GUARDED SECRET ALMOST UNTIL THE MOMENT HIS PLANE LANDED.

    SIR HUGH HAD A LUNCHEON MEETING WITH MR. ARTHUR BOTTOMLEY, THE COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY, AND THEN WENT WITH MR BOTTOMLEY TO DOWNING STREET FOR DISCUSSIONS WITH THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR HAROLD WILSON. QUESTIONED BY REPORTERS AFTER HIS TALKS, SIR HUGH DECLINED TO COMMENT.

    SIR HUGH IS RECOGNISED BY BOTH BRITAIN AND THE REBEL REGIME IN RHODESIA AS BEING RHODESIA'S CHIEF JUSTICE. HE WAS LAST IN BRITAIN IN NOVEMBER WHEN HE CAME TO MAKE AN ELEVENTH HOUR ATTEMPT TO AVERT THE UNILATERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

    ALTHOUGH NO DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED CONCERNING THE LENGTH OF SIR HUGH'S VISIT, IT IS EXPECTED THAT HE WILL HAVE FURTHER TALKS BEFORE RETURNING TO SALISBURY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA3XSMDWWAF8GJNQM68UPLFKEF
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3XSMDWWAF8GJNQM68UPLFKEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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