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1977 Jul 27 We
Margaret Thatcher

Remarks meeting Barnet’s Carnival Queen

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Remarks
Venue: House of Commons
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Journalist: Dennis Signy, Finchley Times
Editorial comments: 1615-1645. See Finchley Times, 4 August 1977. The meeting was arranged by the newspaper as part of 18 year-old Caroline Naylor’s prize for winning the title. MT talked about porcelain, the effects of chocolate cake on the waistline, and Caroline’s job as a greetings card designer. At the end MT sliced a chocolate cake for the cameras, saying "That’s your photo .... It’s no good waiting for the press to come up with any ideas".
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