LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/14
TitleConversations 1988
Date27 January 1988 - 3 August 1988
Extent1 file
Creator NameYoung; Hugo John Smelter (1938 - 2003) journalist
DescriptionTyped and handwritten notes written by Hugo Young to record political conversations and informal interviews held with individuals in 1988.

The conversations are with the following people:

David Cornwell, 27 January 1988*

Jonathan Aitken, 1 February 1988
Cecil Parkinson, 1 February 1988*
'CP' 14 February 1988
Alistair MacAlpine, 24 February 1988
Geoffrey Howe, 26 February 1988

Brian Griffiths, 13 April 1988*

Elie Kedourie, 20 April 1988
John Smith, 26 April 1988
'AG' 26 April 1988

Colin Morris, 3 May 1988
Bryan Gould, 11 May 1988
'Essence of Griffiths' 15 May 1988
Letter from Jonathan Aitken to Hugo Young, to send information about peers, 18 May 1988
Christopher Tugendhat, 21 May 1988
Neil Kinnock, 24 May 1988
Alan Beith, 24 May 1988

Paddy Ashdown, 7 June 1988
Brian Griffiths, 14 June 1988*
Frank Cooper, 22 June 1988

Michael Heseltine, 6 July 1988
Brian Griffiths, 19 July 1988*

Michael Shea, 3 August 1988

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
Paddy Ashdown and his leadership of the Liberal Democrats
Conservative party policy
Government Education policy
Reflections on General Election 1987
Gorbachev and Soviet relations
Europe
Politics in South Africa
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermPolitical Leadership
Political Parties
Internal Politics
Party Politics
Educational Policy
Parliamentary Elections
FormatTypescript
Manuscript

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CodeSet
NA222Russia/Asia
NA34Europe
NA87South Africa/Africa
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