Neil Hamilton reacts to his defeat in Tatton
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BBC Rewind: Neil Hamilton loses Tatton

Conservative MP Neil Hamilton came into the 1997 general election under a cloud of accusations as part of the cash-for-questions scandal. Former BBC correspondent Martin Bell ran against him in Tatton as an independent on an anti-corruption platform, with Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates standing down, and won by a large majority.

Clip taken from Election 97, first broadcast 1 May 1997

  • 17 Nov 2014