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Speeches, 1977-01 - 1978-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/12

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.


  • Creation: 1977-01 - 1978-12

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.


5 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Speeches 11

Existence and Location of Copies

Master file at POLL 4/2/4.

Finding aid date

2002-08-30 16:50:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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