• Short Summary

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton introduces the Budget which leads to his downfall.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "What You Said About - Dr Dalton's Budget."

    London.

    The General public speak about Hugh Dalton's 1947 Budget.

    LS view of the Palace of Westminster / Houses of Parliament with the River Thames in the foreground.

    LS MS MPs arriving for the session.

    CU He lifts his red dispatch case for all to see as he stands outside No. 11 Downing Street. Voiceover explains some of the budget plans.

    MS Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of the Exchequer arriving at Parliament.

    CU Big Ben with the hands at 5.28 p.m..

    MS crowd gathered round van with Newsreel camera on top.

    CU man holds up blackboard with budget proposals written on.

    MS CU People out of groups gathered round Pathe's John Parsons, give their opinions on the budget. Cut aways to clock face of Big Ben. People boo when increases are made in tax on cigarettes and tobacco.

    N.B. This Budget is really important. Dalton was forced to resign after having revealed details of his speech to a journalist against the rules of the House. - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.21
    Media URN:
    40708
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:09:00 / 01:47:47:00
    Canister:
    47/31

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