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Social Democratic Alliance

 Organization

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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BBC Scotland, Open to Question: David Owen, 1985-08 - 1986-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/64
Scope and Contents

Studio interview with David Owen, leader of the Social Democrats.

Dates: 1985-08 - 1986-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.

Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers relating to the SDP [Social Democratic Party] (1), June-November 1981, 1981-06 - 1981-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/2/160
Scope and Contents

Includes briefing notes relating to the Party from the Conservative Research Department and a copy of the Party's draft constitution, September 1981

Dates: 1981-06 - 1981-11
Conditions Governing Access: Closed
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Press cuttings, 1985-04 - 1985-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/15
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: relations with the SDP-Liberal Alliance, particularly an attack by NK against David Owen, leader of the SDP; Ken Livingstone standing as a parliamentary candidate; Labour’s support for a pay rise for nurses; allegations of vote rigging in the election for the Transport and General Workers’ Union’s General Secretary; attacks on NK from the Left; unemployment and Labour’s jobs and industry campaign.

Dates: 1985-04 - 1985-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Press cuttings, 1985-08 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/17
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers, NUM]; state funding for trades union ballots; NK’s meeting with Raul Alfonsin, President of Argentina, over the Falkland Islands; divisions in the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; Scargill’s victory in a Trades Union Congress ballot on a reimbursement of NUM funds confiscated during the miners’ strike; launch of a joint Labour/TUC policy document, "A New Partnership - A New...
Dates: 1985-08 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

The papers of Douglas Eden

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EDEN
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Eden's role as co-founder and Secretary of the Social Democratic Alliance

Dates: 1974 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until catalogued and reviewed.
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Transcripts of NK television and radio interviews, 1984-05 - 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/36
Scope and Contents Includes: Sixty Minutes, on international relations and the coal industry, May 1984; interview with Peter Jay on the miners’ strike, economic policy, defence and party reform, May 1984; interview on racism and ethnic minority representation in Labour, June 1984; press statement on a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on putting the case for coal, Dec 1984; interview on the Today Programme on the economy, Feb 1985; interviews on TV-AM with...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1987-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Transcripts of NK television and radio interviews, 1986-09 - 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/48
Scope and Contents

Transcripts including: NK’s This Week Next Week interview with David Dimbleby, on subjects including relations with the trade unions, defence and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance, Sept 1986; transcript of NK’s This Week interview, "The Next PM?", with Jonathan Dimbleby, on subjects including defence, unemployment and the economy, Oct 1986.

Dates: 1986-09 - 1986-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 7
Collection 1
 
Subject
Trade unions 4
Coal Strike (1984-1985) 3
Defence 3
Economic policy 3
Unemployment 2

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.