• Short Summary

    THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT BEFORE THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION WAS BEING OPENED THESE AFTERNOON (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV DOWNING STREET.
    0.03

    2.
    SV HAILSHAM AND BROOKE OUT OF NO. 10
    0.10

    3.
    SV BROOKE.
    0.13

    4.
    SV THORNEYCROFT AND BROOKE.
    0.13

    5.
    SV SOAMES OUT OF NO. 10 FOLLOWED BY SANDYS.
    0.38

    6.
    SV LLOYD LEAVES.
    0.41

    7.
    SV HEATH LEAVES.
    0.47

    8.
    LV PAN HEATH WALKS TO CAR.
    0.53

    9.
    SV SIR ALEC AND WIFE EMERGE, SIR ALEC WAVES TO CROWD.
    1.02

    10.
    MV WOMEN ONLOOKERS.
    0.41

    11.
    SV SIR ALEC WAVES.
    1.10

    12.
    MV CAMERAMEN.
    1.13

    13.
    CU SIR ALEC WAVES.
    1.18

    14.
    LV HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT.
    1.22

    15.
    SV MISS BACON TO AND INTO PARLIAMENT (2 SHOTS).)
    1.30

    16.
    SV WILL HOWIE ARRIVES WITH DAUGHTER-IN-ARMS.
    1.35

    17.
    CU CANADIAN SAILORS.
    1.37

    18.
    MV HOWIE WITH DAUGHTER.
    1.40

    19.
    SV ONLOOKERS.
    1.43

    20.
    MV PAN SIR GERALD NABARRO ARRIVES IN CAR.
    1.48

    21.
    SV PAN ANOTHER WOMAN M.P.
    1.51



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT BEFORE THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION WAS BEING OPENED THESE AFTERNOON (TUESDAY).QUEEN ELIZABETH, WHO IS EXPECTING A BABY IN THE NEW YEAR, WAS BEING REPRESENTED BY HER HUSBAND, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH.HER SPEECH, COVERING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE LAST PARLIAMENTARY SESSION, WAS BEING READ BY LORD DILHORNE, THE LORD CHANCELLOR.

    SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER, HAD LAST-MINUTE CONSULTATIONS WITH HIS CABINET EARLIER TODAY IN LONDON BEFORE LEAVING FOR THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.HE WILL MAKE HIS FIRST MAJOR SPEECH IN THE LOWER HOUSE LATER TODAY WHEN HE ENTERS IT FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PRIME MINISTER.

    HE IS EXPECTED TO OUTLINE LEGISLATION THE RULING CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT PLANS DURING THE NEW SESSION.BEFORE MAKING IT, HE WILL BE INTRODUCED TO MEMBERS JUST LIKE AN ORDINARY BACKBENCHER ENTERING THE HOUSE FOR THE FIRST TIME, SUCH AS MR.WILL HOWIE, WHO LAST WEEK CAPTURED THE LUTON SEAT FOR THE LABOUR PARTY FROM THE CONSERVATIVES.

    MINISTERS SHOWN ON FILM LEAVING NO.10 DOWNING STREET, THE OFFICIAL HOME OF THE PRIME MINISTER, ARE SCIENCE MINISTER, LORD HAILSHAM, HOME SECRETARY HENRY BROOKE, DEFENCE MINISTER PETER THORNEYCROFT, FOREIGN SECRETARY R.A.BUTLER, AGRICULTURE MINSTER CHRISTOPHER SOAMES, COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY DUNCAN SANDYS, LEADER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS SELWYN LLOYD AND BOARD OF TRADE PRESIDENT AND INDUSTRY MINISTER EDWARD HEATH.SIR ALEC LEFT WITH HIS WIFE.

    AMONG THOSE SHOWN ARRIVING THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT ARE MISS ALICE BACON, LABOUR'S CHIEF SPOKESMAN ON HOME AFFAIRS, MR.WILL HOWIE WHO BROUGHT HIS DAUGHTER-IN-ARMS, AND EBULLIENT CONSERVATIVE BACKBENCHER SIR GERALD NABARRO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAACCHU0MLYJ0JH29EZ6NQJTN1V
    Media URN:
    VLVAACCHU0MLYJ0JH29EZ6NQJTN1V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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