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Correspondence between the Chairman's Office and Margaret Thatcher and the Leader's Private Office, Dec 1978-Jan 1979; May 1979

CCO 20/8/21

Correspondents include:-

  1. Howarth, Alan, PA to Party Chairman Lord Thorneycroft
  2. Joseph, Sir Keith
  3. Ridley, Adam, Director, Conservative Research Department
  4. Thatcher, Margaret
  5. Thorneycroft, Lord Peter, Party Chairman


  1. Correspondence, annotated early drafts final transcript, and press cuttings concerning Mrs Thatcher's speech on incomes policy given at the Coburg Hotel, Paddington, 18/12/1978, and encouragement to local Conservative associations to repeat the message of the speech as a definitive statement of Conservative Party policy, Jan 1979
  2. Press release concerning the resignation from the Conservative front bench of Peter Tapsell MP, 15/12/1978
  3. Letters from Adam Ridley, Director of the Conservative Research Department, to Angus Maude, Deputy Party Chairman and Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, concerning (1) the backlog of 10, 000 Leader's Office letters to be dealt with, and (2) staffing difficulties regarding CRD Desk Officer Christine Chapman during the 1979 general election campaign, 02/05/1979


  • Creation: Dec 1978-Jan 1979; May 1979


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/8/21

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom