Mrs Thatcher has asked the Rt Hon Edward Heath MP to join the Shadow Cabinet which she will shortly be forming. But Mr Heath indicated that he wished to adhere to his intention, already announced, of serving in Parliament on the backbenches.
1975 Feb 12 We
Written Statement on Heath’s refusal to serve in Shadow Cabinet
|Document type:||Speeches, interviews, etc.|
|Source:||Daily Telegraph , 21 June 1975|
|Editorial comments:||Issued that evening. The controversy over the Wilton Street meeting revived during the third week of June 1975.|
|Themes:||Conservative Party (organization)|