P239 CEEFAX 239 Fri 6 Oct 19:22/10   M LABOUR 2/2 Mr Dennis Skinner, MP, claimed the Government was abandoning the City $fchnology Colleges scheme, at a cost of £140 million to the tazpayer. Mr Ken Livingstone claimed that because the conference voted for defence cuts by a majority of over two-thirds, the executive was bound to take the matter further. Delegates threw out a motion calling for troops to be withdrawn from Northern Ireland. Conference Index 230 More Telecred Debate 89 Block Vote Headlines
P239 CEEFAX 239 Fri 6 Oct 19:21/01   M LABOUR 1/2 Mr Bill Jordan of the AEU has warned that 100,000 jobs could go as a result of higher interest rates. GMB leader Mr John Edmunds was applauded when he said the next conference must be able to amend policy. Delegates voted to reduce the age of consent for gay men and lesbians to 16. The party condemned the use of private security firms at military bases, following the bomb tragedy at Deal. Conference Index 230 More Telecred Debate 89 Block Vote Headlines