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CLIP 10745

Fringe events at party conferences

Fringe events at party conferences
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Key Info
  • Fringe events at party conferences
  • Duration: 02:04
  • Rajini Vaidyanathan reports on the debate and discussion taking place during the 2009 Labour Party conference. Away from the main hall the conference fringe is made up of dozens of events organised by pressure groups, charities and businesses all trying to get their message across. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 29 September 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Citizenship and Modern Studies

       Topic:

    Politics and Government: The Democratic and Electoral Processes

  • Keywords: politics, political party, charity, lobby, society, community, protest, policy, opinions, argument, democracy, Labour Party
Ideas for use in class
  • To develop understanding of how political parties decide to adopt policies and how outside interests can gain influence. What kinds of issues are important to pupils and how do they think approaching politicians or political parties could help their cause?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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