Edward Heath: Speeches, 1967-07 - 1977-10
Scope and Contents
Correspondence on and copies of speeches by Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister], with correspondents including: Sir Gilbert Longden, Chairman, Conservative Group for Europe, on a statement by Heath about Britain's entry into Europe (2); Heath on avoiding racial violence and immigration controls, and his response to JEP's speech at Scarborough [Yorkshire] on immigration (1970) (2); Anthony Kershaw, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Heath, on official responses to correspondents referring to JEP's speeches on immigration; Douglas Hurd, Private Secretary to Heath, on Conservative immigration policy, and JEP's speech [? 'Rivers of Blood', Birmingham, Warwickshire, April 1968] and subsequent removal from the Shadow Cabinet; William Whitelaw [Chief Opposition Whip]; Kenneth Boardman (3); Anthony Barber, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on his disagreement with JEP's political views and responses to critics and supporters of JEP (2).
Also includes: note on Conservative policy on immigration and race relations; summary and full text of speech by Heath at the Conservative Party Conference (1977) on Europe; transcript of a radio interview with Heath on Europe (1976); text of Heath's address to the Conservative Party Conference (1973); press cuttings; text of an article by Heath on immigration (April 1968); transcript of BBC interview with Heath giving his response to JEP's speech at Scarborough [Yorkshire] on immigration (1970); text of television interview with Heath on the build-up to the General Election, JEP and immigration, Far Eastern policy, the Trade Unions and his own career (1970).
- 1967-07 - 1977-10
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