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Speeches, 1975-01 - 1976-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/11

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's membership of the Common Market, particularly over the common fisheries policy, a European Parliament, the Common Agricultural Policy and the 1975 referendum; the trade deficit; Government borrowing; the labour market; immigration and the Asian population; unemployment; JEP's decision to leave the Conservative Party; JEP's decision to stand as an Ulster Unionist, the aims of Unionism, relations between Ulster and Westminster, Irish citizenship and employment laws, Ulster's representation in Parliament, legislative devolution, the Constitutional Convention, Government dealings with the IRA and the currency; North Sea oil; energy policy and the oil crisis; inflation; interest rates; industrial relations; conventional defence relating to the Soviet Union; Soviet involvement in Angola; devolution in Scotland and Wales; international exchange rates; statutory incomes policy; the bankruptcy of British Leyland Limited; overseas aid; the association of the Conservative Cabinet [including Margaret Thatcher] with the policies of Edward Heath (Jan 1975).


  • Creation: 1975-01 - 1976-12

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.


6 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Speeches 10

Existence and Location of Copies

Master file at POLL 4/2/3.

Finding aid date

2002-08-28 16:59:17+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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