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Correspondence with MPs and Peers, surnames "JOSEPH (Keith) 3", 1978, 1978-02 - 1978-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/1/1/39

Scope and Contents

Includes: MT’s handwritten annotations
Includes correspondence with: Sir Keith Joseph MP (includes: copy of a note from Joseph to William Whitelaw MP on ".. the lack of training for the [police] in handling demonstrations", 24 February 1978; note from Joseph to MT, "Leslie Chapman’s book, "Your disobedient civil servant" on the saving of public money", 15 May 1978; Joseph’s letter to MT forwarding the report of the Conservative Working Group on Public Spending and Britain’s external relations (Trade/Aid Policy Group), 12 July 1978 (with MT’s handwritten annotation); note from Sir Keith Joseph to MT, "Talks [with David Howell and Kenneth Baker].. about reducing the size of the civil service", 14 August 1978; copy of draft speech by Joseph, "Wasteful spending kills jobs- cuts save them", 30 August 1978; and his note to MT reporting on his recent dinner with Samuel Brittan, 9 October 1978)
Also includes copy of speech by Sir Geoffrey Howe to the Bow Group, "Liberating Free Enterprise: a new experiment", 26 June 1978; and copy of note from Michael Portillo to Adam Ridley (Conservative Research Department), "Mrs. Thatcher’s Sun interview and BNOC policy", 24 July 1978


  • Creation: 1978-02 - 1978-11


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle in folder)

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Finding aid date

2008-04-16 15:31:57+00:00

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