Special Collections & Archives


Weatherill Papers: parliamentary papers 2

Files on particular issues, drafts of speeches and newspaper clippings, articles featuring Weatherill in his various positions of office. See also parliamentary papers 1.

Video Collection of television broadcasts involving the Speaker and other recordings, 1984-1993

Accession code:WEA/PP V

The majority of these tapes are video recordings of television programmes on the theme of politics and the workings of the House of Commons. Many include interviews with Weatherill and give him the opportunity of voicing his personal views on the current and past operation of parliament. As usual he gives restricted political views in line with the policy of the impartial status of the Speaker. Most of the recordings are at the time of the introduction of televising proceedings or on Weatherill's retirement as Speaker.

The other videos include some educational videos on parliamentary government, Weatherill on his tours abroad and various items about Croydon.


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