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1984 Oct 12 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Party Conference [film]

Document type:multimedia
Document kind:Speech
Venue:Conference Centre, Brighton
Source:Harvey Thomas MSS; copy now in Thatcher MSS
Editorial comments:MT spoke without an autocue. She began her speech at 1430. At 1525 she left to visit the wounded at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. A full transcript of the speech as delivered can be read here.
Importance ranking:Key
Word count:4659
Themes:Agriculture, British constitution (general discussions), Conservative Party (organisation), Defence (general), Employment, Industry, Privatised and state industries, Public spending and borrowing, European Union Budget, Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (USA), Health policy, Labour Party and Socialism, Law and order, Local government, Northern Ireland, Science and technology, Society, Social security and welfare, Terrorism, Transport, Trade unions, Strikes and other union action, Famous statements by MT