Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Party Conference [film]

Document type: Multimedia
Venue: Winter Gardens, Blackpool
Source: Harvey Thomas MSS; copy now in Thatcher MSS
Editorial comments:

MT was due to speak at 1430; she was due to speak to an overflow meeting afterwards, but if she did no report has survived. A full transcript of the speech as delivered can be read here.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 4566
Themes: Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Labour Party & socialism, Leadership, Media, Religion & morality, British Constitution (general discussions), Civil liberties, Law & order, General Elections, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy - theory and process, Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Terrorism, Employment, Industry, Monetary policy, Taxation, Family, Society, Voluntary sector & charity, Community charge (“poll tax”), Environment, Housing, Local government, Education

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