Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Conservatism: Brooke memo for MT ("Tackling the Labour Party") [MT: "I should have preferred our first real attempt at Party 4th term strategy to be positive"] [released Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 2/6/4/53 part 2 f5
Editorial comments:

The initials at foot of p6 of the main paper (RH/CR) suggest it was written by Robin Harris, then director of the Conservative Research Department.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 21pp
Themes: Economic policy - theory and process, Community charge (“poll tax”), Executive, Parliament, Conservatism, Conservative Party (organization), Labour Party & socialism, Liberal & Social Democratic Parties, Leadership