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1964 May 14 Th
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Finchley Guild of Social Service AGM

Document type:public statement
Document kind:Speech
Venue:Avenue House, Church End, Finchley
Editorial comments:2000. See Finchley Times, 22 May 1964. The Guild ran a work centre for the elderly. "The best partnership of a modern democracy was for the State to provide a basic minimum and for the voluntary services to provide what made all the difference to life as a whole, said Mrs Thatcher ... Mrs Thatcher felt that we should work out a system where people did not have to retire suddenly, but could work part-time".
Importance ranking:Minor
Word count:nil
Themes:Social security and welfare, Voluntary sector and charity