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1970 Nov 11 We
Margaret Thatcher

Letter to Open University

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: DES, Curzon Street, London W1
Source: (1) Evening Standard, 11 November 1970 (2) Guardian, 12 November 1970
Journalist: (1) Alison Truefitt, Evening Standard, reporting (2) Education correspondent, Guardian, reporting
Editorial comments: Available on CD-ROM only. Item listed by date of publication. Correspondence between the Secretary of State and the Open University was published by the DES. MT opened the correspondence by asking the OU to consider "as a matter of urgency" admitting qualified school leavers. The University was hostile to the suggestion, drawing a second letter from MT requesting a full report by May 1971. Transcript of an article published in The Guardian on 12 November 1970 and reproduced with the permission of Guardian and Observer News Services.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 643