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Speeches, 1988-01 - 1988-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/20

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Joseph Chamberlain and Ireland; the defence of Western Europe; the legacy of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury; negotiations on the future of Ulster; relations between Iran and the United States; the nation of Wales; the Church and state, women priests and parish churches; the failure of the Labour Opposition; British defence policy; teaching Latin and Greek; local government; English parliamentary tradition; management of the National Health Service; the purpose of education; Government secrecy, particularly on the Falklands, Gibraltar and the IRA; Samuel Pepys; economic policy, particularly on exchange rates, interest rates and inflation; Britain and the European Economic Community; Tolstoy's religious faith; nationality legislation; the public life of Sir Winston Churchill; the Gospels; human rights legislation; the nuclear deterrent and east-west relations.


  • 1988-01 - 1988-12

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.


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