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1984 Oct 15 Mo
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Brighton Bomb: MT letter to David Owen (thanks for his message) [“you have voiced the concern of the whole country for the victims of this wanton act of violence ... the perpetrators of such acts shall not succeed in undermining our democracy”] [released 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: Letter
Venue: -
Source: THCR 1/1/23 f110
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: The date stamp on reverse of the final folio mistimes the receipt of the letter by a day, as if the clocks had stopped in Whitehall.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Labour Party & socialism, Law & order, Terrorism, 1984-85 coal strike