Skip to main content

Safeguard Britain Campaign, 1976-02 - 1982-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 7/15

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.


  • Creation: 1976-02 - 1982-07

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.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

File 328

Finding aid date

2002-06-06 16:56:08+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087