Dates and places
Born in Broadstairs, Kent, 9 July 1916
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.
Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 77
Scope and Contents
Including memories of the British Ambassador, Christopher Soames; his wife, Mary Soames; negotiations between Edward Heath and Georges Pompidou prior to the United Kingdom's entry into the European Community on 1 January 1973; and a state visit to Paris by Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and the Prince of Wales to celebrate the successful conclusion of those negotiations and the signing of the accession treaty, 15-19 May 1972.
Also with notes on Christopher Soames as last British Governor...
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