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    THE NEW BRITISH TRANSPORT MINISTER, MRS. BARBARA CASTLE, MOVED INTO HER NEW OFFICE AT THE?

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    CAR MOVING TOWARDS MINISTRY BUILDING; MRS. CASTLE ALIGHTS; POSES FOR CAMERAS AND CHATS; MOVES ONTO BUILDING; MRS. CASTLE AT DESK SORTING THROUGH PAPERS.




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    Background: THE NEW BRITISH TRANSPORT MINISTER, MRS. BARBARA CASTLE, MOVED INTO HER NEW OFFICE AT THE TRANSPORT MINISTRY YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). MRS. CASTLE, A NON-DRIVER, REPLACED MR. TOM FRASER IN ONE OF SEVERAL CABINET CHANGES THAT THE PRIME MINISTER MR. WILSON, ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK.

    FIFTY-FOUR-YEAR-OLD MRS. CASTLE, HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE LABOUR PARTY SINCE 1949. WHEN LABOUR CAME TO OFFICE LAST YEAR, SHE WAS APPOINTED MINISTER OF OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT. WHILE MRS. CASTLE DOES NOT DRIVE, SHE HAS DESCRIBED HERSELF AS "A VERY GOOD BACK-SEAT DRIVER". AS MINISTER, SHE WILL CONTROL THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO INTEGRATE RAIL AND ROAD TRANSPORT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAENDJHKAKBVYFUM4P3CVOCOTF3
    Media URN:
    VLVAENDJHKAKBVYFUM4P3CVOCOTF3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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