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Tony Benn

Tony Benn

Broadcast | 15 Jan 1989

Politician - Labour

Rt Hon Shirley Williams

Rt Hon Shirley Williams

Broadcast | 29 Jan 2006

President of the Social Democrat Party, Politician - Social Democrat Party

Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe MP

Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe MP

Broadcast | 27 Jun 1999

Shadow Home Secretary, Politician - Conservative

Rt Hon Mo Mowlam MP

Rt Hon Mo Mowlam MP

Broadcast | 21 Mar 1999

Northern Ireland Secretary, Politician - Labour

John Major

John Major

Broadcast | 26 Jan 1992

Prime Minister, Politician - Conservative

Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP

Broadcast | 03 Mar 1996

Shadow Chancellor (became Prime Minister in 2007), Politician - Labour

Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher

Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher

Broadcast | 18 Feb 1978

Leader of the Opposition (became Prime Minister in 1979), Politician - Conservative

Rt Hon Tony Blair MP

Rt Hon Tony Blair MP

Broadcast | 24 Nov 1996

Official Leader of the Opposition (became Prime Minister in 1997), Politician - Labour

Rt Hon Alex Salmond

Rt Hon Alex Salmond

Broadcast | 16 Jan 2011

Scottish First Minister, Leader of Scottish National Party, Politician - SNP

Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell MP

Rt Hon Sir Menzies Campbell MP

Broadcast | 17 Oct 2004

Politician - Liberal Democrat

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Rt Hon Theresa May

Broadcast | 23 Nov 2014

Home Secretary, Politician - Conservative

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