Speeches, Interviews & Other Statements

Margaret Thatcher

Remarks after visiting Airey Neave’s widow (Airey Neave assassination)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: Westminster Gardens, Westminster
Source: Thatcher Archive: OUP transcript
Editorial comments: Timing uncertain. MT made a few remarks to the cameras as she left Diana Neave’s flat in Westminster Gardens.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 51
Themes: Conservative Party (organization), Northern Ireland, Terrorism

Airey NeaveHe was staunch, brave, true, strong, but he was very gentle and kind and loyal. And now we must carry on for the things he fought for and not let the people who got him triumph. Thank you” .