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1976 Oct 1 Fr
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Labour: Hailsham diary (Brian Walden offers support to bring down government) [coded entry with translation]

Document type: archive
Document kind: Diary
Venue: -
Source: Churchill Archive Centre: Hailsham MSS (1/1/11)
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: This entry neatly illustrates the way in which Hailsham sometimes used Speedwriting as code rather than a way as saving time. Brian Walden was the Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood. The following year he left Parliament to become a television interviewer. The Conservatives did not put down a confidence motion in October 1976.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 1p
Themes: Parliament, Labour Party & socialism

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