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General Election: general, 1986-09 - 1987-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/2/18

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on the 1987 election, with correspondents including: Scilla McLean, Research Director, Oxford Research Group (5) on an article by JEP on a non-nuclear defence policy; James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] circulating material on absent voting, and writing to the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland, and on the authority of the Ulster Unionist Parliamentary Party, and (writing to the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher), on the rise in terrorist murders (6); P A Bradley, Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland (5); [William] Martin Smyth [MP for Belfast South].

Also includes: lists of campaign staff; article by JEP for the Oxford Research Group on a non-nuclear defence policy; House of Commons list of election expenses; press cuttings; election turn-out statistics for South Down [Northern Ireland]; note of an interview between JEP and the Chief Electoral Officer for Belfast; copy of the Joint Unionist manifesto; notes comparing electoral lists; memoranda on election strategy.


  • 1986-09 - 1987-07

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2 file(s)

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Related Materials

See also press cuttings at POLL 12/3/24.

Finding aid date

2002-07-10 16:56:54+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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