• Short Summary

    DELEGATES FROM 15 COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTS MET WITH PREMIER HAROLD WILSON TODAY AT THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR THREE-WEEK STAY IN BRITAIN.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. MALBOROUGH HOUSE
    0.05

    2.
    CU PLAQUE
    0.08

    3.
    SV DELEGATES AT TABLE
    0.13

    4.
    CU ADU SPEAKING
    0.19

    5.
    SV DELEGATES AT TABLE
    0.24

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    SV KANCHIPUTU (MALAWI) MWAFULIRNA (MALAWI SEATED
    0.29

    7.
    CU OTHER DELEGATES
    0.32

    8.
    SV DELEGATES LISTEN (3 SHOTS)
    0.46

    9.
    CU SIGN "DOWNING STREET" PAN TO STREET
    0.51

    10.
    SV DELEGATES ENTERING NO. 10
    1.20

    11.
    GV EXT. NUMBER 10
    1.23



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: DELEGATES FROM 15 COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTS MET WITH PREMIER HAROLD WILSON TODAY AT THE CONCLUSION OF THEIR THREE-WEEK STAY IN BRITAIN. DURING THEIR VISIT THEY HAVE BEEN STUDYING BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY TECHNIQUES.

    BEFORE GOING TO NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET, DELEGATES MET FOR A CONFERENCE AT MALBOROUGH HOUSE, PRESIDED OVER BY MR. A.L. ADU, DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT. SUBJECT OF THE TALKS WAS "AID AND TRADE IN THE COMMONWEALTH."
    THE 23 DELEGATES REPRESENT THE BAHAMAS, BARBADOS, BOTSWANA, BRITISH HONDURAS, CAYMAN ISLANDS, DOMINICA, HONG KONG, MALAWI, MALTA, MAURITIUS, MONTSERRAT, NEW ZEALAND, ST. KITTS, TRINIDAD AND ZAMBIA.

    WHILE IN BRITAIN THEY HAVE HAD A SERIES OF TALKS AND LECTURES. MEETINGS WITH MEMBERS OF THE LORDS AND THE COMMONS AT WESTMINSTER, AND HAVE ALSO DONE SOME SIGHT-SEEING. THE VISIT, ORGANISED BY THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION, CONCLUDES OFFICIALLY ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH, WHEN DELEGATES FLY BACK TO THEIR COUNTRIES.

    TODAY'S RECEPTION AT 10 DOWNING STREET WITH MR WILSON WAS THE HIGH POINT OF THE VISIT. ONCE BACK IN THEIR COUNTRIES, THE DELEGATES WILL REPORT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED IN LONDON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQECEJ81HPUQ4S22FS3W0RGTM
    Media URN:
    VLVACQECEJ81HPUQ4S22FS3W0RGTM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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