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Gulf War (1990-1991)

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


BBC Radio 1, Newsbeat: interview with John Major, Prime Minister, 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/151
Scope and Contents

Interview from the Young Conservatives conference in Scarborough, Yorkshire, on subjects including the IRA mortar attack on Downing Street [London], the Gulf War, the state of the economy, the Poll Tax and Major's taste in music.

Dates: 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

BBC World Service: "People and Politics - Interview with John Major", 1991-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/159
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: talks between Iraq and the Kurds and how long British troops would remain in Iraq following the Gulf War; JM's view of Thatcherism and what his own policies would be; the introduction of the Council Tax; the state of the economy; unemployment; Britain's role in Europe; European economic and monetary union; low Conservative Party morale.

Dates: 1991-05-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

Interviews with NK , 1990-11 - 1991-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/142
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: John Major's victory in the Conservative leadership election; the Poll Tax; NK's visit in 1991 to the United Nations following the Gulf War, on peace in the Gulf and international policy towards Iraq; the Ribble Valley by-election; a visit to Northern Ireland; the state of the economy.

Dates: 1990-11 - 1991-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.

Transcript of interview: Alan Charlton, 2021

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 210
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

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