• Short Summary

    Mr John Belcher resigns his government appointment as the Lynskey tribunal nears the end.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BELCHER RESIGNS".

    London.

    Long shot of crowds waiting outside Church House, Westminster where Lynskey Tribunal investigating irregularities at the Board of Trade takes place. Sir Hartley Shawcross, Attorney General, arriving. Close up shot of Mr and Mrs John Belcher arriving. He is to resign from his position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade. Long shot of Harry Sherman, one of the three accused, arriving. Close up shot of Mr George Gibson, Chairman of the General Council of the TUC, arriving. Sydney Stanley (alias Solomon Wulkan), second of the three accused men, arriving. Long shot of the Church House. Mr Belcher leaving. Close up shot of spectators looking from window. Close up shot of Mr Belcher standing by car.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1444.11
    Media URN:
    47228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:35:00 / 01:18:19:00
    Canister:
    48/100

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