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1988 Sep 14 We
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Europe/Bruges speech: Alan Clark minute for MT ("The Bruges Speech") ["The speech is of crucial importance .... will signal our attitudes todevelopments in the Community both micro and macro over the next decade"] [released Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS, Churchill Archive Centre: THCR 5/1/5/569 f251
Editorial comments:

Undated, but stamped on reverse of final page as having been received by No.10 on 14 September. Clark was overstepping the bounds in writing directly to the Prime Minister on this matter.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 4pp
Themes: European Union (general), Economic, monetary & political union, European Union Single Market, Conservatism