Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Party Conference (‘the lady’s not for turning’) [audio]

Document type: Multimedia
Venue: Brighton
Source: BBC Sound Archive
Editorial comments:

1430-1515. The text of this speech is also available on the site. The famous quotation is at 25 minutes 7 seconds.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 3879
Themes: Education, Society, Family, Economic policy - theory and process, Agriculture, Employment, Monetary policy, Privatized & state industries, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Strikes & other union action, Foreign policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Africa), Foreign policy (Australia & NZ), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (Middle East), Commonwealth (Rhodesia-Zimbabwe), European Union (general), European Union Budget, Local government, Local government finance, Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Executive, Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Labour Party & socialism, Leadership, Autobiography (marriage & children), Famous statements by MT

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