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1963 Sep 27 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Friern Barnet YCs

Document type: speeches
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Friern Barnet Town Hall, Finchley
Source: -
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: MT was speaking after dinner. See Finchley Press, 4 October 1963. "A spirit of optimism, so long darkened by Parliamentary crisis and Conservative losses at the local elections, came sweeping back as the Member of Parliament, Mrs Margaret Thatcher addressed an enthusiastic gathering ... . She outlined the way ahead and plans for political activity which is highlighted by the visit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Reginald Maudling, who will speak at a mass meeting at Christ’s College, Hendon Lane, on Thurday November 8th. The Member of Parliament answered questions on the Denning Report, Malaysia, and the Party leadership, in which she pointed out that Mr Macmillan had now served as Prime Minister for a longer uninterrupted period than any other Prime Minister since the war".
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: nil
Themes: Conservative Party (organization), Leadership