Speeches, Interviews & Other Statements

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

1984 Jun 30 Sa
Archive (Thatcher MSS)

Coal: Peter Walker speech in Cults (impact of dispute) [“insistence by Mr Scargill that every pit, no matter how uneconomic, must be retained for eternity … is doing great damage”]

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: -
Venue: Conservative Central Office, 32 Smith Square, London
Source: THCR 2/6/3/107/ f16
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Released at 1500. Speech given to at Cults, Aberdeen.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Economy (general discussions), Employment, Industry, Privatized & state industries, Energy, Law & order, Media, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, 1984-85 coal strike