Large scale document archive

1979 Nov 22 Th
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

No.10: MT letter to Principal of Somerville (Barbara Craig) (overseas students) [“hard decisions throughout the education system”] [released 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 6/2/2/2
Editorial comments: Barbara Craig had written to MT on 1 Nov fearing that the government’s decision to increase fees to overseas students at British universities would do “grave and lasting harm to our universities and the whole nation”.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Higher & further education, Public spending & borrowing