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1981 Dec 21 Mo
Margaret Thatcher

Interview for Sunday Express

Document type: speeches
Document kind: Interview
Venue: No.10 Downing Street
Source: Thatcher Archive: COI transcript
Journalist: Keith Renshaw and Michael Toner, Sunday Express
Editorial comments: Available on CD-ROM only. 1430-1530. It is clear that the transcript was sub-edited to improve flow and style, and to eliminate off the record material. The interview was published on 27 December 1981 under the headline: "Mrs Thatcher’s contempt for the Social Democrats who would still be sitting in a Labour Cabinet if the Labour Party had won the last election". Reproduced with permission of Express Newspapers plc.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5010
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