Speeches, Interviews & Other Statements

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1960 Sep 30 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Woodside Park Townswomen’s Guild

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Finchley
Source: -
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Item listed by date of publication. The Finchley Press, 30 September 1960, reported that MT addressed the September meeting of the Guild. "Speaking on "Women and the law," she pointed out how comparatively quickly events in legislation had moved over the last 50 years or so, from the time when women, in the eyes of the law, were merely the chattels of their husbands, until today, when they could be held responsible in some cases for maintenance of their husbands". A competition followed (longest runner bean).
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: nil
Themes: Women