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    MALTA'S CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE OPENS IN LONDON TOMORROW (TUESDAY).THE PRIME MINISTER AND LEADER OF THE NATIONALIST?

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    MALTA'S CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE OPENS IN LONDON TOMORROW (TUESDAY).THE PRIME MINISTER AND LEADER OF THE NATIONALIST PARTY, DR.BORG OLIVIER, HEADS THE GOVERNMENT DELEGATION AT THE TALKS, AND THE LABOUR PARTY'S CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION, MR.DOM MINTOFF.

    REPRESENTATIVES OF THREE OTHER MINOR PARTIES HAVE ALSO COME TO LONDON FOR THE DISCUSSIONS UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF MR.DUNCAN SANDYS, MINISTER FOR COMMONWEALTH AND COLONIAL RELATIONS.

    DR.BORG OLIVIER'S PARTY WANT INDEPENDENCE FRO MALTA AT ONCE AND WOULD ASK BRITAIN FOR A "BIRTHDAY GIFT" TO HELP STABILISE THE ISLAND'S ECONOMY.MR.MINTOFF WANTS INDEPENDENCE FOR MALTA - OUTSIDE THE COMMONWEALTH.

    DEMONSTRATIONS - SOME OF WHICH THREATENED TO GET OUT OF HAND - MARKED THE WEEKEND DEPARTURE FOR LONDON FROM MALTA OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S PARTY AND THE DELEGATIONS FROM THE THREE MINORITY PARTIES (OUR FILM).THERE WERE SCUFFLES AMONG SUPPORTERS OF THE VARIOUS GROUPS AND WHEN THESE BECAME ROWDY THE POLICE COMMISSIONER AND SENIOR OFFICERS ASSISTED POLICE CONTROLLING THE CROWD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAW75471N5C3MI61J9QHWSFQAK
    Media URN:
    VLVAW75471N5C3MI61J9QHWSFQAK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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