Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Subjects including the timing of the General Election, the withdrawal of nuclear Cruise missiles from Britain and the right wing in both the United States and Britain.
Includes: extract from a transcript of NK’s interview for This Week on Labour’s defence policy and shift away from unilateralism; briefing and draft article on responses to Soviet initiatives on arms control; memorandum from Jeremy Bray [science and technology spokesman] on arms reduction and control.
NK interview rushes nos 28 and 29 on Labour’s position on defence, particularly nuclear weapons.
NK interview rush no 30 on Labour’s position on defence, particularly nuclear weapons.
Subjects include: Labour's policy on privatisation and re-nationalisation; relations with the trades unions and the dock workers' dispute; defence policy and nuclear disarmament; plans for income tax levels and National Insurance under a Labour government.
Interview on NK's upcoming meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, relations with the Soviet Union and nuclear disarmament.
Subjects (in the People in Politics interview) include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher; socialism and the free market; the future of Europe; nuclear disarmament.
Subjects in the Newsnight interview include: NK's view of Margaret Thatcher's legacy and character; the failure of the opposition parties; the view of Thatcher within the Conservative Party.
Includes: National Union of Public Employees (NUPE) peace pack; Just Defence briefing papers by Frank Barnaby and Stan Windass; information sheets on nuclear warfare; Greater London Council paper on civil defence in London; correspondence with the general public on Labour’s opposition to nuclear warfare.
Interview with NK on subjects including children having the vote and nuclear defence.
Collected interviews, statements and speeches by NK on subjects including: unilateralism and the cost of conventional forces; international relations; disarmament; nuclear protection from the United States and the removal of American bases from Britain. Includes an interview with Caspar Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense, on Labour’s anti-nuclear policy, interviews by NK with Peter Jay and David Frost and an extract from NK’s 1985 Conference speech.
Includes: press-cuttings; briefing for press questions [following NK’s meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, Apr 1989]; text of an article by NK for the Times ; research note on replacing the Chieftain tank; notes on Labour’s approach to defence policy and nuclear disarmament; transcript of NK’s This Week Next Week interview on disarmament, June 1988; press statements on the nuclear disarmament negotiations; note on defence in Labour’s Policy Reviews.
Statements and correspondence between NK, Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, Tom King, Secretary of State for defence, and Cecil Franks, MP for Barrow, over the future of the Trident nuclear submarine programme, based at the VSEL shipyard in Barrow [Cumbria].
Includes: note by Martin O’Neill, defence spokesman, on what Labour’s first Statement on Defence Estimates should contain once in Labour was in government, and other defence issues which should be addressed as early in the Parliament as possible; briefing for an interview with David Frost on defence policy, particularly the Trident nuclear submarine programme; extract from NK’s speech to the Welsh Party Conference, 1989, on nuclear disarmament; extracts from Hansard.
Includes text of NK’s speech to a Foreign Press Association lunch, on disarmament and the international economy, 1983.
Side 1 consists of short press interviews with NK on nuclear disarmament following arms reduction talks between the United States and Soviet Union, and NK speaking at a by-election campaign meeting at Hemsworth [Yorkshire].
Side 2 consists of NK speaking to the press during the by-election campaign in Langbaurgh [Yorkshire], particularly on economic issues and the mining industry.
Subjects interview include: Labour’s attitude to success and the individual; nuclear disarmament; divisions within Labour and the Conservatives; accountability within the party; combining economic policy with social needs; misrepresentation of Labour in the press; relations with the unions.
Before the main interview there are audio notes by NK on strategy for attacking Conservative economic policy.
Public responses to Labour’s defence policy.
BBC Radio 4 World at One report, on conference votes over the Policy Review, relating to Labour's economic policy, nuclear energy and particularly the forthcoming defence debate. Also includes an interview with John Prescott, Labour transport spokesman, on being elected to the National Executive Committee and the Policy Review.
Launch of Labour's campaign on foreign and defence policy, with statements by NK, [David] Denzil Davies [chief opposition spokesman on defence and disarmament] and Denis Healey [opposition spokesman on Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs] and questions from the audience.
Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.
Questions answered by NK on subjects including: relations with the party membership; reaching ethnic minorities in Birmingham; combating the hard Left and Militant; non-nuclear defence and arms reduction; reasons for the loss of the 1987 General Election.
Also includes excerpts from a press conference, mainly on funding for health services.