Speeches, Interviews & Other Statements

Complete list of 8,000+ Thatcher statements & texts of many of them

1979 Oct 25 Th
Margaret Thatcher

Speech at Sir John Hunt’s retirement dinner (“What he thinks we’ll think we ought to have thought”) [plus briefing on cabinet government]

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Venue: 10 Downing Street
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 1/17/55
Editorial comments: This was a private event unreported in the press. The speech seems to have been made off the cuff and no meaningful text survives.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 16pp
Themes: Executive