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Heath, Edward Richard George, Sir, 1916 - 2005 (Knight, statesman)



  • Existence: 1916 - 2005

Dates and places

Born in Broadstairs, Kent, 9 July 1916

Geographical areas

Broadstairs (1916-1935); London (? c 1950-)

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Government Chief Whip, 1955-59; Minister of Labour, 1959-60; Lord Privy Seal, with Foreign Office responsibilities, 1960-63; Leader of the Opposition, 1965-70, 1974-75; Prime Minister, 1970-74.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Edward Heath: Speeches, 1967-07 - 1977-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondence on and copies of speeches by Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister], with correspondents including: Sir Gilbert Longden, Chairman, Conservative Group for Europe, on a statement by Heath about Britain's entry into Europe (2); Heath on avoiding racial violence and immigration controls, and his response to JEP's speech at Scarborough [Yorkshire] on immigration (1970) (2); Anthony Kershaw, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Heath, on official responses...
Dates: 1967-07 - 1977-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.

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