O'Neill Wins Unionist Parliamentary Vote

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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Roy Bradford announces the results of the Unionist Parliamentary Party vote reaffirming Captain O'Neill's leadership as Prime Minister.

  • Title
    Unionist Leadership Resolved
  • 1st Broadcast
    28/02/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:04
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    O'Neill Wins Unionist Parliamentary Vote
  • Extended description

    Roy Bradford announces the results of the Unionist Parliamentary Party vote reaffirming Captain O'Neill's leadership as Prime Minister.

    O'Neill had 23 votes in his favour and one abstention. While Bradford refused to reveal the name of the person who abstained, it was later revealed that William Craig had shown his opposition by abstaining. Ten members of the party had earlier withdrawn from the meeting.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report featuring Roy Bradford commenting on the re-election of Captain O'Neill broadcast on 28 February 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, Stormont Election, Unionist Party, Roy Bradford, Terence O'Neill, William Craig, Brian Faulkner, Northern Ireland, 1969
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Belfast
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N979/0069H
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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