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1972 Jun 23 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Press Conference after speech to Association of Education Committees

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: Bournemouth, Hampshire
Source: Daily Telegraph, 24 June 1972
Journalist: John Izbicki, Daily Telegraph, reporting
Editorial comments: Available on CD-ROM only. The Guardian reported a remark from the Press Conference: MT "said that she would be very happy to be remembered as the first Minister to honour the 1944 Act’s commitment to universal nursery education". The Daily Express reported: "I want to be remembered as the Minister who introduced nursery education for all in Britain". Transcript of an interview by John Izbicki published in the Daily Telegraph on 24 June 1972 and reproduced with permission of John Izbicki and the Telegraph Group Limited.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 334
Themes: Primary education