Rt Hon David Steel MP

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The Rt Hon David Steel MP has been leader of the Liberal Party since 1976. After leaving university, his first job was with the Scottish Liberal Party as Assistant Secretary. In 1965, he won a seat in the Borders and became the youngest member of that parliament. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Symphony No 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Do-it-yourself manual
Luxury: Cathedral organ

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Fri 10 May 1985 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestRt Hon David Steel MP

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