Speeches, 1977-01 - 1978-12
Scope and Contents
Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the Common Market, including the European Monetary System, the views of David Owen, Foreign Secretary, on the Common Agricultural Policy, a directly elected European Parliament, fisheries policy and human rights policy; the Gospels; the Orange Order; the marriage of the heir to the throne to a Catholic; North Sea gas and oil; the representation of Northern Ireland in government, its constitution, the use of the Irish currency, transport links with Britain and local government; Britain as a nation; incomes policy; inflation and unemployment; Britain's relations with Zambia [earlier Northern Rhodesia]; Peugeot's purchase of Chrysler (UK) Limited; immigration and the New Commonwealth population, including the views of Margaret Thatcher, Leader of the Conservative Party; the exaggerated view of trade union power and trade union law; trade with Japan; the future of industry, particularly the building and printing industries; free enterprise; devolution, particularly for Scotland; the uses of education; interest rates; political and civil violence; British Leyland Limited; patriotism.
Also includes: notes on air and rail transport links from Ulster to mainland Britain.
- 1977-01 - 1978-12
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.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Existence and Location of Copies
Master file at POLL 4/2/4.
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