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1976 Mar 17 We
Margaret Thatcher

Written Statement denying coalition rumours

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: House of Commons
Source: Thatcher Archive
Editorial comments: Time of issue uncertain. MT was responding to reports in The Times, 17 March 1976.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 57
Themes: Executive, General Elections

Contrary to the report in The Times this morning, there has been no discussion of the question of a coalition at any meeting of members of the Shadow Cabinet consequent upon Mr. Wilson 's resignation. The Conservative Party wants an early General Election, not a coalition.