LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/12
TitleConversations 1986
Date5 January 1986 - 10 December 1986
Extent1 file
Creator NameYoung; Hugo John Smelter (1938 - 2003) journalist
Description2Typed and handwritten notes written by Hugo Young to record political conversations and informal interviews held with individuals in 1986.

The conversations are with the following people:

Jim Prior, 5 January 1986
Barney Hayhoe, 5 January 1986
Keith Hampson, 5 January 1986
John Biffen, 12 January 1986
Keith Hampson, 12 January 1986
Douglas Hurd, 14 January 1986
Chris Patten, 26 January 1986
John Biffen, 26 January 1986
'BI' 27 January 1986
William Whitelaw, 28 January 1986

Ian Gilmour, 2 February 1986
Francis Pym, 2 February 1986
Michael Mates, 2 February 1986
Simon Jenkins, 6 February 1986
John Cunningham, 19 February 1986
Bernard Ingham, 20 February 1986*
William Waldegrave, 24 February 1986
Chris Patten, 25 February 1986

Geoffrey Howe, 11 March 1986
David Steel, 19 March 1986

Roy Hattersley, 10 April 1986*

Norman St John Stevas, 13 May 1986
Francis Pym, 20 May 1986
David Howell, 21 May 1986

John Burgh, 2 June 1986
Ian Gilmour, 25 June 1986

[John] Wakeham, 1 July 1986
Kenneth Baker, 14 July 1986
Peter Shore, 15 July 1986
Peter Middleton, 21 July 1986*
Patricia Hewitt, 23 July 1986
Bob Worcester, 23 July 1986
William Waldegrave, 29 July 1986

Bernard Donoughue, 28 August 1986

Tim Bell, 8 September 1986*

Cecil Parkinson, 9 October 1986*

Chris Patten, 9 November 1986
John Biffen, 10 November 1986
Article from The Listener Magazine about 'The art of dressing as a prime minister', 20 November 1986
Peter Middleton, 26 November 1986*

William Waldegrave, 10 December 1986

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

Margaret Thatcher and her leadership of the Conservative party
Neil Kinnock and his leadership of the Labour party
Government education policy
Forthcoming general election
The Westland affair and subsequent resignations
The SDP-Liberal Alliance
Europe
Political situation in Ireland
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermPolitical Leadership
Political Parties
Parliamentary Elections
Internal Politics
Party Politics
FormatTypescript
Manuscript

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CodeSet
NA34Europe
NA306Ireland/Europe
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