Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Brighton Bomb: MT letter to Gordon Wilson (thanks for his message) [“I know that you will share my determination that the perpetrators of this wanton act of violence shall not be allowed to succeed in their aims”] [released 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: THCR 3/2/149 f95
Editorial comments: No letter has been found from Gordon Wilson MP who was then leader of the Scottish National Party. Perhaps it has been lost or the message was sent orally.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Union of UK nations, Labour Party & socialism, Law & order, Terrorism, 1984-85 coal strike