• Short Summary

    Chancellor of the Exchequer addresses convention planning greater exports.

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    Eastbourne, Sussex.

    GV. Eastbourne. SV. Delegates train arriving at Eastbourne, pan to waiting coaches. SV. Delegates leaving train. SCU. Delegates walking along platform, pan down to porter carrying luggage. SV. Delegates walking along platform with luggage. SCU. AA sign pointing to Winter Garden and Convention of Britain's export specialists.

    LV. Winter Garden. GV. Assembled delegates inside. SCU. Mr Hugh Gaitskell, Minister of Fuel and Power, and Mr Harold Wilson. GV. Mr Gaitskell getting up and walking to microphone. LV. Audience.

    Mr Gaitskell speaking (natural sound): 'The job of the Chancellor of the Exchequer is subject to seasonal influences. Generally speaking up to the Budget, people welcome you. What happens after that is another matter.' 'I cannot emphasise too strongly what no doubt seems obvious enough to most of us, that exports are the life of Britain, that without them we cannot continue our present economy, dependent as we are on our imports of raw materials and food for our very livelihood and the maintenance of our industry.'

    Dubbing shots over preceding speech. GV. Audience and Mr Gaitskell speaking. SV. Delegate listening. GV. Pan, delegate listening. CU. Mr Gaitskell speaking. SV. Audience applauding. LV. Mr Gaitskell sitting down, amid applause.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:16:00 / 01:25:48:00

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