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1984 Oct 12 Fr
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Party Conference [film]

Document type: multimedia
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Conference Centre, Brighton
Source: Harvey Thomas MSS; copy now in Thatcher MSS
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: MT spoke without an autocue. She began her speech at 1430. At 1525 she left to visit the wounded at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. A full transcript of the speech as delivered can be read here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 4659
Themes: Agriculture, British Constitution (general discussions), Conservative Party (organization), Defence (general), Employment, Industry, Privatized & state industries, Public spending & borrowing, European Union Budget, Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (USA), Health policy, Labour Party & socialism, Law & order, Local government, Northern Ireland, Science & technology, Society, Social security & welfare, Terrorism, Transport, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, Famous statements by MT

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