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1985 Oct 11 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Party Conference [film]

Document type: Multimedia
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Winter Gardens, Blackpool
Source: Harvey Thomas MSS; copy now in Thatcher MSS
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: 1430-1515. MT was due to address an overflow meeting at 1515, but as ever the overflow speech went unreported. A full transcript of the speech as delivered can be read here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 3943
Themes: Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Defence (arms control), Economy (general discussions), Education, Employment, Industry, Monetary policy, Pay, Taxation, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Health policy, Labour Party & socialism, Law & order, Leadership, Northern Ireland, Society, Social security & welfare, Terrorism, Trade union law reform, Strikes & other union action