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Strategy and Tactics Committee: papers, Nov 1977-Feb 1979

CCO 20/7/24


Memoranda from Alan Howarth, Conservative Research Department, to Margaret Thatcher, concerning agenda for, and issues arising from meetings of the Strategy and Tactics Committee:- 16/12/1977, 04/01/1978, 16/01/1978, 22/05/1978, 12/06/1978, 17/07/1978, 26/07/1978, 21/11/1978

Other memoranda from Alan Howarth:-

  1. Memorandum to Baroness Young on the setting up of a committee to examine corruption amongst Conservatives in local government, 14/06/1978
  2. Memorandum to Baroness Young on recruitment of new candidates, 04/12/1978
  3. Memorandum to Lord Thorneycroft, Party Chairman, entitled, 'Europe', 20/11/1978

Also includes:-

  1. Paper, 'Some thoughts on Strategy and Tactics – a note by the Research Department', Chris Patten, Director, Conservative Research Department, 11/11/1977
  2. Press cutting from the Sunday Times, 'The brazen effrontery of Geoffrey Howe', 15/01/1978
  3. Conservative Research Department brief, 'The Budget 1978', [Author: PJC/SO'B], 25/01/1978
  4. 'Summer Recess' – outline of events planned by the Party during the Summer recess, [Author: TGJ/EMS], 24/04/1978
  5. Photocopy of Labour Party Speakers' Notes, No. 11, featuring headline 'Tories and Race Relations – Thatcher race-hate tactics scraping barrel', Jun 1978
  6. Report, 'Events in the Recess', [Author: ATH/EMS], 17/07/1978
  7. Correspondence between Dudley Smith MP and Alan Smith, Secretary of the National Union concerning the former's complaint at seating arrangements for MPs at the 1978 Party Conference, Oct-Nov 1978
  8. 'A note of the discussion on the Party Conference at the Strategy and Tactics Committee', 07/11/1978
  9. Memorandum from Alfred Sherman to Margaret Thatcher, 'Bridge Building to Social Democrats and Labour Supporters', annotated in Mrs Thatcher's hand and intended for discussion by the Strategy and Tactics Committee, 16/02/1979


  • Creation: Nov 1977-Feb 1979


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