Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Conservative Party: MT notes for conference speech ("Virtue of a nation") [personal drafts, notes, briefing material] [released 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 5/1/4/23 f3
Editorial comments: Listed according to date of delivery of speech. Ordering is conjectural. The final pages on unemployment were typed for inclusion in the final speech, but much of the rest did not survive. This item bears close comparison with a similar document from the 1979 conference speech.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 40pp
Themes: Conservatism, Employment, Monetary policy, Public spending & borrowing, Housing, Northern Ireland, Religion & morality, Society