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1990 Nov 21 We
Margaret Thatcher

Remarks on leadership election second ballot ("I shall fight on, I fight to win")

Document type: speeches
Document kind: Remarks
Venue: Outside No.10 Downing Street
Source: BBC Radio News Report 1800 21 November 1990
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Around 1510, en route to the House of Commons. No.10 later issued the remark as a press statement. Judging from film of the remark the BBC transcript is probably mistaken in rendering the second part "I shall fight to win.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 350
Themes: Conservative (leadership elections), Famous statements by MT

Journalist Act

Mrs Thatcher are you going to resign?

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I shall fight on, I shall fight to win.