LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/17
TitleConversations 1991
Date8 January 1991 - 11 December 1991
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 1991.

The conversations are with the following people:

Chris Patten, discussing the events leading to the resignation of Margaret Thatcher and subsequent leadership campaign, 8 January 1991
Alan Clark, discussing the events leading to the resignation of Margaret Thatcher and subsequent leadership campaign, 14 January 1991
Alan Clark on the Gulf War, 14 January 1991
Douglas Hurd, 16 January 1991
Sir George Young, 23 January 1991*

Sir Geoffrey Howe, with comments and edit notes for writing by Hugo Young, 7 February 1991
Richard Ryder, 11 February 1991*
Douglas Hurd, 21 February 1991

Peter Mandelson, 9 April 1991
Chris Patten, 18 April 1991

Raymond Seitz, 7 May 1991
Cecil Parkinson, 14 May 1991*

Norman Lamont, 25 June 1991

Geoffrey Howe, 2 July 1991
Gus O'Donnell, 10 July 1991*
John Stevens and Anthony Teasdale, 19 July 1991*
Chris Patten, 23 July 1991

Tristan Garel Jones, 3 September 1991
Michael Howard, 10 September 1991
'CP' 16 September 1991
Roy Hattersley, 23 September 1991*
'MB' 25 September 1991

Raymond Seitz, 7 October 1991
Douglas Hurd, 7 October 1991

Robert Jackson, 13 November 1991

Douglas Hurd, 5 December 1991
[C Parkes] 11 December 1991

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

Resignation of Margaret Thatcher as prime minister and subsequent leadership campaign
John Major and his leadership of the Conservative party*
Neil Kinnock and his leadership of the Labour party
The forthcoming General Election
The Poll Tax
Europe
The Gulf War
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermPolitical Leadership
Internal Politics
Gulf War (1990-1991)
Political Parties
Parliamentary Elections
Poll Tax
FormatTypescript
Manuscript

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