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Papers concerning the monitoring of the SDP/Liberal Alliance, Nov 1981-Apr 1983

CCO 20/2/11

Correspondents include:-

  1. Howarth, Alan, Director, Conservative Research Department
  2. Nicholson, David, Conservative Research Department
  3. Whittingdale, John, Conservative Research Department


  1. Paper, 'The SDP-Liberal Alliance. Towards a Conservative strategy', Alfred Sherman, Centre for Policy Studies, ND [Nov 1981]
  2. Memorandum by David Nicholson, 'Operation Jericho: The Sherman Plan', 15/11/1981
  3. Paper, 'Points and comments on "Face the Future" by Dr David Owen MP', ND [Author not given]
  4. Memorandum by Maurice Romilly, 'SDP: Press and Public Relations: past, present and future', 26/11/1981
  5. Memorandum by Peter Shipley on developments in the Labour Party vis-à-vis the identity of the SDP, 30/11/1981
  6. Paper, 'Report on SDP Activities from approximately 17th October to 24th November 1981', 24/11/1981 [Author: OCDM]
  7. Paper, 'The SDP/Lib Alliance and the Conservative Party: the way ahead', 24/12/1981 [Author: DJN/ST-R]
  8. Memorandum by David Nicholson, 'The SDP, Contracting In, and Contracting Out', 13/01/1982
  9. Paper, 'Report on Alliance rally, Central Hall, Westminster, on 20th January 1982[sic]', 24/01/1983 [Author: JFLW]
  10. SDP/Liberal Alliance press release, 'A budget for jobs and industry', 28/02/1983
  11. Draft press release to be issued on behalf of Party Chairman Cecil Parkinson, 01/03/1983
  12. Photocopies of SDP recruitment leaflets, Apr 1983


  • Creation: Nov 1981-Apr 1983


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English

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CCO 20/2/11

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom