Bruges and after, 1988-06 - 1990-08
Scope and Contents
Papers and correspondence on the speech by Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, in Bruges [Belgium], on Britain and Europe, 20 September 1988, and also material from the Bruges Group (the Campaign for a Europe of Sovereign States), including: text of Thatcher's speech; press cuttings; extracts from Hansard; text of speech by Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, to the Bruges Group (June 1990); article by Thatcher on the European Family of Nations, for the New European review; article by Nigel Spearing [Chairman of the Select Committee on EEC Legislation] on absolutism in the European Union; article by Edward Heath and Jonathan Aitken on Britain and Europe; British Anti-Common Market Campaign pamphlet on the European single market, and campaign bulletin; paper on the aims of the Bruges Group; Institute of Economic Affairs pamphlets by Professor Victoria Curzon Price on the single market, and by Professor Alan Evans on the costs of the British town and country planning system; copy of the European Communities (Finance) Bill; copy of the decision of the Council of the European Communities on the system of the Communities' own resources.
- 1988-06 - 1990-08
Conditions Governing Access
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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