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Speeches, 1983-01 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/16

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the uses of education; ending direct rule in Ulster, the Anglo-Irish Council, the past attitudes of the British Government to Ulster, interventions by the United States and representation for Ulster in Parliament; the results of past immigration policy; NATO defence policy; international exchange rates, the floating pound, the international monetary system and international monetary fund; British membership of the European Economic Community, particularly vested interests in membership, the Common Agricultural Policy, economic and political results and the effects for Ulster; Labour Party racial discrimination policy; the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War; nationality legislation; unemployment and the miners' strike; the nuclear deterrent, including the basing of American cruise missiles in Britain; the Gospels; memorial address for 7th Lord Warwick [earlier Lord Brooke]; the shooting of policewoman Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan embassy, London; the mining industry; protection of oil supplies in the Persian Gulf; inflation and unemployment; the constitutional role of the monarchy; the London economic summit; foreign policy, particularly on Cyprus, the Middle East and Lebanon; the role of the United Nations in the Falklands War.

Also includes: letters from Christina Foyle, Director of W and G Foyle Limited, on a luncheon for the 17th Duke of Norfolk [earlier Miles Fitzalan-Howard], hosted by JEP (3).


  • Creation: 1983-01 - 1984-12

Conditions Governing Access

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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 15

Existence and Location of Copies

Master file at POLL 4/2/5.

Finding aid date

2002-08-30 16:53:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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