Key personal & political events

1974 Sep 6 Fr
Commentary (The Times)

Conservatism: “The Sharp Shock of Truth” (leading article on KJ speech at Preston)

Document type: Press
Venue: Preston
Source: The Times , 6 September 1974
Editorial comments: Very unusually the full text of the speech was printed on p14 of the paper, opposite this leader.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 1,555
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Employment, Industry, Monetary policy, Privatized & state industries, Pay, Public spending & borrowing, Taxation, Labour Party & socialism, Trade unions