Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Reshuffle: Derek Howe minute to MT ("Fox & Goose") [backbenchers urgently want reshuffle] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 1/14/6 f8
Editorial comments: "Fox & Goose" appears to be a code name for a group of backbenchers periodically sounded out by Derek Howe, MT's Political Secretary.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Executive (appointments), Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization)