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1987 General Election: Strategy Group correspondence and papers, Jun-Oct 1986

CRD 4/30/7/7

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Correspondents include:-
  1. Dobbs, Michael, Chief of Staff
  2. Hurd, Douglas, Home Secretary
  3. Harris, Robin, Director, Conservative Research Department, and Secretary of the Strategy Group
  4. Ryder, Caroline, Private Secretary, 10 Downing Street
  5. Sherbourne, Stephen, Political Secretary, 10 Downing Street
  6. Thatcher, Margaret, Prime Minister
  7. Wicks, Nigel, Principal Private Secretary, 10 Downing Street
Papers include:-
  1. Memorandum from Robin Harris to the Prime Minister, 'Themes for Policy Work and the Manifesto: Second Strategy Group Meeting, Monday 30th June 1986', 27/06/1986
  2. Memoranda concerning the timing of the 1987 general election, Jun-Jul 1986
  3. Press release containing extract of speech by Sir Geoffrey Howe to the Greater London CPC, 02/07/1986
  4. 'Paper for consideration by the Strategy Group on Monday 7th July: Setting up policy groups', [Author: SS/RH], 03/07/1986
  5. Draft Minute from the Chairman to the Prime Minister on publicity during the recess, 03/07/1986
  6. Paper, 'Proposed Policy Groups', Stephen Sherborne, 08/07/1986
  7. Memorandum to the Prime Minister, 'Publicity during the Summer Recess', Robin Harris, ND [c. Jul 1986], with annotated earlier drafts
Papers also include:-

Briefing memoranda prepared for the Party Chairman and Chief of Staff by Robin Harris prior to meetings of the Strategy Group:-
  1. 27/10/1986
  2. 31/10/1986
Paper, 'Strategy Group: The Next Two Weeks', Bernard Ingham, 27/10/1986


  • Jun-Oct 1986


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CRD 4/30/7/7

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