Scope and Contents
Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour prices and incomes policy; Conservatism; responsibility of the press; the wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon; trades union closed shop policy and intimidation; Labour economic and housing targets; relations between the Labour Government and the unions; the nuclear deterrent; selection in education; the balance of payments deficit; Vietnam and Britain's role in South East Asia; North Sea gas and Labour's National Economic Plan; national insurance; Labour's defence spending and policy on NATO; exports; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; socialism, state control and Government intimidation; the Conservative Party's relations with the unions; Labour policy on productivity; the economic situation; the rule of law; Britain's defence role in Europe; Britain's loss of economic independence; Labour's military aircraft and arms policy; the Selective Employment Tax; the Territorial Army; Labour's policy on technological development; the 1966 Election and future Conservative vision; Britain's dependence on the United States; the need for Britain to concentrate on economic and military affairs; policy on the Commonwealth; the recovery and future of Europe; immigration; pensions; the Creed; Labour housing policy; inflation.
Also includes: letters between JEP and Michael Foot on a mistaken reference made by JEP to Foot; extract from an address by John Davies, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry, on incomes policy; letters between JEP and [Arthur] Stephen Brown, President of the Confederation of British Industry, on a speech by Brown on the principles of the Confederation (text included); letter from Sir Hamilton Kerr, congratulating JEP on his speeches in support of Conservatism.
- 1965-09 - 1967-04
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