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1964 May 14 Th
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Finchley Guild of Social Service AGM

Document type: speeches
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Avenue House, Church End, Finchley
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Journalist: -
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 & welfare, Voluntary sector & charity