Leon Brittan debating in 1979.
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Scottish independence: Devolution 79 - Leon Brittan

A debate on devolution was held in the Oxford Union ahead of referendums in Scotland and Wales in 1979. The motion was "this house would urge the people of Scotland and Wales to support the government's devolution proposals". Leon Brittan, spokesman on devolution for the Conservative Party, opposes.

Clip taken from The Devolution Debate, first broadcast 28 February 1979

  • 17 Sep 2014