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Defence

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 162 Collections and/or Records:

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Speech Group, 1989-01 - 1989-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/127
Scope and Contents Minutes of meetings and texts, including papers on speech strategy, notes on a speech on defence policy, summaries of campaign speeches in Cardiff [Wales] and for the Pontypridd by-election, and the text of the Pontypridd speech.
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speech ideas papers: defence, 1976-77, 1976 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 5/1/3/5
Scope and Contents Includes: correspondence with: Winifred Crum Ewing, December 1976 (with attached script of Crum Ewing’s film script on Soviet maritime power, "They only inherit"); and Sir Eric Sachs, February 1977
Also includes copy of an article by Colin Gray, "The Soviet View" in "Airforce Magazine", October 1976
Dates: 1976 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in July 2009 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Speeches, 1975-02 - 1975-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/54
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the philosophy of Toryism; defence; the referendum on Britain staying in the European Community; the Government's economic policy; cuts in the housing subsidy; the procurement of fighter aircraft for NATO; inflation; the situation in Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; détente in southern Africa; Britain's place in Europe; the aviation industry; British policy in the Middle East.
Dates: 1975-02 - 1975-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, 1944 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.
Dates: 1944 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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Speeches, 1911-05 - 1914-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/2/18
Scope and Contents Annotated typescripts, prints, cuttings, notes and manuscripts of speeches by LSA on subjects including: imperial unity, particularly on Canada, the possibility of an Imperial council and separating the Colonial Office from an Imperial Office, and including a speech written for 1st Lord Roberts; taxation (in LSA's maiden speech in the House of Commons); temperance; links between defence policy and strategy; the need for a national policy for dealing with syphilis; blocking motions.
Dates: 1911-05 - 1914-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1965-09 - 1967-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/2
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour prices and incomes policy; Conservatism; responsibility of the press; the wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon; trades union closed shop policy and intimidation; Labour economic and housing targets; relations between the Labour Government and the unions; the nuclear deterrent; selection in education; the balance of payments deficit; Vietnam and Britain's role in South East Asia; North Sea gas and Labour's National Economic Plan;...
Dates: 1965-09 - 1967-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1966-07 - 1975-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/3
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: relations between politicians and the press; free speech, particularly adverse reactions to JEP's speeches and intolerance shown by universities; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; housing policy; the world monetary system; the balance of payments deficit; reform of the House of Lords; Labour prices and incomes policy; taxation; nationalisation, particularly of the railways; Conservatism since 1951; trade union law; national unity,...
Dates: 1966-07 - 1975-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1969-01 - 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/5
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Labour economic policy, particularly price and income policy and savings policy; the extension of higher education; the coverage of race issues by the press and BBC; industrial relations, trade union law and strikes, including the teachers' strike; Britain's entry into the Common Market and the effects of the Market on Germany; immigration; the balance of payments and the exchange rate; housing; Training Boards; pension policy;...
Dates: 1969-01 - 1969-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1975-01 - 1976-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/11
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's membership of the Common Market, particularly over the common fisheries policy, a European Parliament, the Common Agricultural Policy and the 1975 referendum; the trade deficit; Government borrowing; the labour market; immigration and the Asian population; unemployment; JEP's decision to leave the Conservative Party; JEP's decision to stand as an Ulster Unionist, the aims of Unionism, relations between Ulster and Westminster,...
Dates: 1975-01 - 1976-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1981-01 - 1982-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/15
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's membership of the European Economic Community and Common Market, including the European Convention on human rights, the views of the Prime Minister [Margaret Thatcher] and the Common Fisheries Policy; international exchange rates; inflation and interest rates; the nuclear deterrent and the role of the United Nations for peace; Government hostility against the Ulster Unionist Party, the Northern Ireland Assembly, IRA terrorism,...
Dates: 1981-01 - 1982-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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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...
Dates: 1983-01 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1987-01 - 1987-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/19
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the Anglo-Irish Agreement, the betrayal of Ulster by the British Government, the influence of the United States, and representation in Parliament; New Commonwealth immigrants; the economic situation, including the balance of payments; defence policy, including the nuclear deterrent; trade with Japan; interference in other countries, particularly Iran and Iraq; British membership of the European Community; A E Housman; the Gospels; the...
Dates: 1987-01 - 1987-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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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...
Dates: 1988-01 - 1988-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1989-01 - 1989-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/21
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence policy, including maintaining peace in Europe and arms production; relations between Britain and Ireland, including the Anglo-Irish Agreement, the IRA and past policy on Northern Ireland; Britain and the European Economic Community, particularly the Common Agricultural Policy, changing Conservative policy on Europe, defence, economic affairs, East-West relations and the European Court of Human Rights; the Gospels; Hong Kong's...
Dates: 1989-01 - 1989-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1990-01 - 1990-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/22
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: Britain's place in Europe, including the new balance of power, events in Eastern Europe, defence, Parliamentary independence, free trade and the Common Agricultural Policy; the Gospels; the future of Northern Ireland, including the results of British relations with the United States and representation for Ulster in Parliament; the principle of jurisdiction; the economy, including the balance of payments, inflation and the European...
Dates: 1990-01 - 1990-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1991-01 - 1991-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/23
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: the Gospels and Hebrew Old Testament; the future of Ulster; Britain's place in Europe, including Parliamentary independence, free trade, the attitude of the United States to Europe, economic and monetary union, and defence policy and the balance of power in Europe; the peace-keeping role of the United Nations; the Middle East; Cambridgeshire churches; tribute to R A Butler; higher education and the role of universities; memorial address...
Dates: 1991-01 - 1991-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches and articles, 1974-06 - 1975-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/53
Scope and Contents Subjects include: a tribute to Desmond Donnelly; economic policy; the philosophy of Toryism; Britain's place in Europe; the [? Oct 1974] General Election; foreign policy; Cyprus; defence; Northern Ireland; the miners' strike.
Dates: 1974-06 - 1975-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1983-04 - 1983-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/7
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the teaching of English; the future of the welfare state; the "Victorian values" of Thatcherism; Labour’s education policy; unemployment and the economy; cuts to local services; the future of higher education; private education; the Conservative election manifesto; the suppression of an unfavourable report by the National Economic Development Office and the subsequent calling of the General Election; Labour’s non-nuclear defence policy.
Dates: 1983-04 - 1983-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1983-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/8
Scope and Contents Includes "the Bridgend speech" (Glamorgan, Wales), 7 June 83 and the John P. Mackintosh Memorial Lecture, at Edinburgh University, "Democratic Socialism or Social Democracy?". Other subjects include: the General Election campaign; non-nuclear defence; the need for a public enquiry into the sinking of the Argentine warship the General Belgrano, during the Falklands War; Labour’s economic programme; the threat to Labour from the Social Democrats.
Dates: 1983-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1983-07 - 1983-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/9
Scope and Contents Includes the William Cardwell Memorial Lecture, "Socialism and Technology: Allies or Enemies?". Other subjects include: NK’s statement of views for the party leadership election; cuts to public services; education and training; the welfare state; the state of the economy; provision for special educational needs; damage done to Labour by the Social Democrats; reasons for defeat in the General Election and the need for reform; Labour policy on Europe and the Common Market; defence policy,...
Dates: 1983-07 - 1983-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1984-01 - 1984-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/13
Scope and Contents Includes: reprint of a series of articles by NK in the Daily Mirror, Jan 84; NK’s speech for the 150th anniversary of William Morris’s birth, Feb 84. Other subjects include: the National Health Service; the practice of freedom, and foreign policy, particularly relating to NATO and nuclear defence (speeches given on NK’s visit to the United States, Feb 84); the decline in industry; Margaret Thatcher’s arrogant leadership style; the Budget; Democratic Socialism; ownership of the press and press...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1984-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1985-06 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/19
Scope and Contents Includes NK’s speech to the Plymouth rally [Devon] and his speech to the Parliamentary Party and Party staff on Labour’s position midway between General Elections and the development of campaigning, July 85. Other subjects include: industrial strategy in London; the treatment of Scottish miners following the miners’ strike; results from the United Nations Decade for Women; the teaching of science; the Government’s review of social security and pensions; the National Health Service; nuclear...
Dates: 1985-06 - 1985-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1985-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/22
Scope and Contents Includes: NK’s Fabian Society lecture "Democratic Socialism - Now" on the future of socialism; NK’s speech in Sweden on Europe and the future, particularly relating to the New Right; NK’s speech to the Royal College of Defence Studies on the priorities for British defence policy. Other subjects include: the Star Wars programme; South Africa; race relations; Northern Ireland and the Anglo-Irish Agreement.
Dates: 1985-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1986-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/28
Scope and Contents Includes: notes on the publication of "Making Our Way", with comments and drafts of the introduction; NK’s Party Conference speech on non-nuclear defence policy; speech for the launch of the Investing in People campaign; address to the Royal Society of Arts on education for capability; speech at the launch of Students for a Labour Victory; speech for the Pensioners’ consultative conference. Other subjects include: paralysis in international affairs, particularly on nuclear...
Dates: 1986-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.