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1987 General Election: Draft Manifesto contributions, Mar 1987

CRD 4/30/7/28

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Correspondents include:-
  1. Butler, Chris, Special Adviser, Office of Arts and Libraries
  2. Cropper, PJ, Special Adviser, Treasury
  3. Dobbs, Michael, Chief-of-Staff, Conservative Central Office
  4. Drinkwater, Colin, Hon. Secretary, Conservative Trade Unionists, Greater London Area
  5. Forth, Eric, MP, ‘No Turning Back’ Group
  6. Fowler, Norman, Secretary of State for Social Services
  7. Hailsham, Lord, Lord Chancellor
  8. Houston, J, Special Adviser, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  9. Hurd, Douglas, Home Secretary
  10. Jopling, Michael, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
  11. May, Philippa, Royal National Institute for the Blind
  12. Miller, Hal, MP for Bromsgrove
  13. Moore, John, Secretary of State for Transport
  14. Ridley, Nicholas, Secretary of State for the Environment
  15. Sherbourne, Stephen, Political Secretary, 10 Downing Street
  16. Stringer, Donald, Area Agent, Greater London Area
  17. Tebbit, Norman, Party Chairman
  18. Tomlins, Major Robert, General Secretary, Royal British Legion
  19. Walker, Peter, Secretary of State for Energy
  20. Ward, Neil D, Private Secretary, Northern Ireland Office
  21. Whittingdale, John, Special Adviser, Department of Trade and Industry
  22. Wright, Albert, National Federation of the Blind
Other subjects include:-
  1. Availability of Braille version of the Manifesto
  2. Reference to Field Sports in the Manifesto
  3. VAT and charities
  4. Trade Union reform

Agenda for first meeting on the Manifesto, 24/04/1987

Draft Manifesto contributions:-
  1. ‘Note on Environmental Aspects of Energy Policy’ (William Waldegrave and Peter Walker), 16/03/1987
  2. ‘Britain and the World’, chapter on Foreign Policy (Sir Geoffrey Howe and George Younger), 11/03/1987
  3. The Economy (Nigel Lawson), 03/03/1987
  4. Law and Order, Race Relations and Immigration, Broadcasting, Elections, Animals, Liquor Licensing, and Shops (Douglas Hurd), 02/03/1987
  5. Health/Social Security (Norman Fowler), 03/03/1987
  6. Local Government, Housing, Inner Cities, Sport, and the Environment (Nicholas Ridley), 25/02/1987
  7. Energy (Peter Walker), 25/02/1987
  8. Northern Ireland (Tom King), 25/02/1987
  9. Farming and Fishing (Michael Jopling), 02/03/1987
  10. ‘Working Britain’ (Lord Young), 26/02/1987
  11. Trade and Industry (Paul Channon), 26/02/1987
  12. Transport (John Moore), Feb 1987
  13. The Arts, and ‘The Quality of Government’ [ie, the civil service] (Richard Luce), 25/02/1987
  14. ‘Lord Chancellor’s Department: summary of achievements since May 1979’ (Lord Hailsham), 27/02/1987
Also includes:-

‘Rebuilding Britain – the next stage’ (‘No Turning Back’ Group), 26/01/1987


  • Mar 1987


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CRD 4/30/7/28

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