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Speeches, 1973-01 - 1974-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/9

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: JEP's decision not to stand as a candidate in the 1974 General Election over the Conservative policy on Britain and the Common Market (including his 'Vote Labour' speech in Birmingham [Warwickshire], 23 February); strikes; inflation, the Conservative wage and price control policy and 'managed capitalism'; immigration, particularly the New Commonwealth population in Britain; the oil shortage; a European Parliament; international exchange rates, trade and the floating pound; Britain's relations with Canada; Conservatism in Scotland and Scottish offshore oil and gas reserves; the Equal Opportunities Commission; Northern Ireland; food prices.

Also includes: article by Milton Friedman [Professor of Economics, University of Chicago] on the oil shortage; census figures; list of average food retail prices; letter from Francis Golding, Department of the Environment, on the Counter-Inflation Act.


  • Creation: 1973-01 - 1974-02

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.


4 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Speeches 8

Existence and Location of Copies

Master file at POLL 4/2/3.

Finding aid date

2002-08-28 16:57:55+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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