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Correspondence, mainly between the Chairman's Office and Margaret Thatcher and the Leader's Private Office, Feb-Dec 1978

CCO 20/8/20

Correspondents include:-

  1. Jackman, H.R.,
  2. O'Loughlin, M.A, Managing Director, Pye Telecommunications Ltd
  3. Ryder, Richard, Private Office
  4. Stanley, John, MP, Parliamentary Private Secretary
  5. Stephens, Miss Caroline, Private Office
  6. Thatcher, Margaret
  7. Thorneycroft, Lord, Party Chairman
  8. Tootell, Harry, Chairman, Sowerby Conservative Association
  9. Young, Baroness

Subjects include:-

  1. Agents Superannuation Fund
  2. Mrs Thatcher's interest in the Arts, and appearance on Desert Island Discs
  3. Duties of Agents
  4. Printing and circulation of Thatcher's 'Sinews of Foreign Policy' speech, 1978
  5. Assistance in seeking employment as an Agent
  6. Mrs Thatcher's appearance on BBC Panorama, 17/07/1978
  7. Complaint at non-payment by Lord Thorneycroft's business, Pye Telecommunications, Feb-Jul 1978
  8. Post Office restrictions on mobile telephone
  9. Anti-Apartheid Movement rally in Trafalgar Square
  10. Lecture by Dr Edward Norman, Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge, on the politicisation of Christianity
  11. Unveiling of a sculpture of Margaret Thatcher by Oscar Nemon, at the Carlton Club, 23/01/1979
  12. Geoffrey Rippon's adoption for a European constituency, and appointment as Deputy Party Chairman, 15/12/1978


  1. Conservative Central Office press release containing transcript of Thatcher's speech to the Conservative Local Government Conference, 04/02/1978
  2. Newspaper cuttings
  3. Extracts from Patrick Cosgrave's book - Margaret Thatcher: A Tory and Her Party [1978]
  4. Minutes of meeting held at the Leader's Office concerning 'Westminster Members and the European Parliament', 10/05/1978
  5. Rules for the Selection and Adoption of Conservative Candidates for the European Parliament, ND [c.1978
  6. Conservative Central Office press release containing transcript of Thatcher's speech at Les Grandes Conferences Catholiques, Brussels, 23/06/1978
  7. Memorandum concerning Party meetings to be addressed by Mrs Thatcher during 1979, 06/12/1978


  • Creation: Feb-Dec 1978


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/8/20

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom