M.P. speaks of new problems
Poverty and ignorance were once the problems of democracy, but to-day, there were problems of a different kind, said Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, M.P., at the Finchley Redbourne (Evening) Towns-women's Guild meeting. In Redbourne Hall, Finchley Central, on Wednesday last week.
“We are living in a changing society in which the tremendous development of mass media plays no small part,” commented Mrs. Thatcher.
On freedom of speech and the right of minorities. Mrs. Thatcher said a new problem of democracy was how far the minority should be allowed to disrupt the majority. She mentioned the student revolt.
Mrs. Thatcher was introduced by Miss B. W. Savill, the chairman, who presided. Mrs. P. Baer proposed the vote of thanks.
A floral arrangement competition was won by Mrs. O. S. Winkworth and Miss D. Bartram.