• Short Summary

    The sitting of the Federal Parliament, which was to have started on September 30th took place today at the request of Sir Roy Welensky, the Prime Minister, who represented that the public interest required the house to meet at a later date than September 30th.

  • Description


    General shots of the Federal Assembly.



    Close-ups of the wording on the plate and the Coat of Arms.



    The arrival of the Ministers. first The Hon. J.M. Caldicott Minister of finance.



    Mr. S.S. Sawyer, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defense, Economic affairs & Power



    Other Minister



    Sir Roy Welensky, Prime Minister and Minister of External affairs.



    Mr. G.A.M. Lewanika, Parliamentary secretary to the Minister of External Affairs.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The sitting of the Federal Parliament, which was to have started on September 30th took place today at the request of Sir Roy Welensky, the Prime Minister, who represented that the public interest required the house to meet at a later date than September 30th.

    With the break-up of the Federations in site, the Federal Parliament on its last legs is expected to have a lot to discuss.

    All was very quiet, with no crowds anywhere, almost as thought sounding the death-knell......

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3A8SKV83JY2H6NKDDTUFMKTQT
    Media URN:
    VLVA3A8SKV83JY2H6NKDDTUFMKTQT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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