Safeguard Britain Campaign, 1976-02 - 1982-07
Scope and Contents
Papers and correspondence on the campaign [later the British Anti-Common Market Campaign, and the Campaign for an Independent Britain], with correspondents including: Nigel Spearing, Chairman of the campaign (5); John Coleman, Common Market Monitoring Association (7); Harold Fieldman, Get Britain Out referendum campaign (4); Bryan Gould.
Also includes: minutes of meetings; campaign bulletins and press releases; copy of a letter from Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, to Nigel Spearing on British policy towards the European Community, particularly the European Council (1981); texts written by JEP for the campaign, including a draft submission to a European Council meeting; paper by Richard Body on the EEC and world community; memoranda on international publication of a campaign pamphlet; papers from the Common Market Monitoring Association; resolution by the Labour Common Market Safeguards Committee on withdrawing from the EEC; results of a poll on the low vote in the European elections (1979); report on resistance to the EEC in Denmark; note on campaign strategy; statement of the campaign's aims, rules and constitution; paper by Neil Marten proposing a Concord of Europe; draft campaign manifesto by Bryan Gould.
- 1976-02 - 1982-07
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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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