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1987 Oct 1 Th
Archive (Thatcher MSS)

​​​​​​​Conservative Party: Chris Patten speech draft (party conference) [opening section] [released Oct 2017]

Document type: archive
Document kind: drafts
Venue: -
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 5/1/4/139 f236
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Undated, listed by estimate. The heavy annotation plus scissoring and sellotape are characteristic of later stage drafts of big MT speeches. This was "cut and paste" in the days before you did it all with a keystroke or two.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Environment, Conservatism, Labour Party & socialism, Liberal & Social Democratic Parties, Leadership

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