LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/20
TitleConversations 1994
Date23 January 1994 - 20 December 1994
Extent2 files
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 1994.

The conversations are with the following people:

Bill Cash, 23 January 1994
Hugh Dykes, 24 January 1994
Christopher Prout, 25 January 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 25 January 1994*

Michael Heseltine, 1 February 1994
John Biffen, with attached article from the Evening Standard about John Major's leadership, 8 February 1994
Peter Mandelson, 8 February 1994
Anthony Barnett, 15 February 1994
Heath seminar, 16 February 1994
Kenneth Clarke, 17 February 1994*

John Smith, 1 March 1994
Peter Lloyd, 1 March 1994
James Cornford, 2 March 1994
Charles Kennedy, 14 March 1994
Martyn Bond, 17 March 1994
Hugh Dykes, 17 March 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 17 March 1994*
Paddy Ashdown, 22 March 1994
Bill Morris, 22 March 1994
John Monks, 22 March 1994
Herman Ouseley, 23 March 1994
John Major, 23 March 1994*
Leon Brittan, 25 March 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 28 March 1994*
Douglas Hurd, 30 March 1994

Richard Shepherd, with attached article from the Evening Standard, 19 April 1994*
Europe Conversations, 25 April 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 26 April 1994*
Michael Portillo, 26 April 1994

Anthony Teasdale, 2 May 1994*
John Biffen, 3 May 1994
Christopher Meyer, 9 May 1994
Copy of memo to Peter Preston about a potential investigative profile of David Hart, 10 May 1994
Max Hastings, 10 May 1994*
Richard Ryder, 10 May 1994*
Anthony Teasdale, 11 May 1994*
Gordon Brown, 24 May 1994
Peter Lilley, 24 May 1994
Peter Lilley, 24 May 1994
Tony Blair, 25 May 1994*
Anthony Teasdale, 31 May 1994*

Sarah Hogg, 1 June 1994*
Peter Reith, 5 June 1994
Tony Blair, 15 June 1994*
'CP' 20 June 1994
Conrad Black, 21 June 1994
[Unidentified] 26 June 1994
Gordon Brown, 28 June 1994

Stephen Dorrell, 4 July 1994
Eddy George, 5 July 1994
Jonathan Aitken, 12 July 1994
Jonathan Aitken, discussing Europe, 12 July 1994
Teasdale, 18 July 1994*
David Hunt, 18 July 1994
Dalyell, 19 July 1994
'FF' 19 July 1994
Peter Hain, 19 July 1994
Douglas Hurd, 25 July 1994
Chris Patten, 27 July 1994

Jacques Delors, 31 August 1994

Douglas Hurd, 7 September 1994
[Anthony] Teasdale, 8 September 1994*
Paddy Ashdown, 13 September 1994
John Prescott, 20 September 1994
David Hill, with note attached 'Quotes Women Labour Party' 25 September 1995
Tessa Jowell, 26 September 1994
'GA' 25 September 1994

William Waldegrave, 6 October 1994
Tristan Garel Jones, 6 October 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 7 October 1994*
Chris Patten, 9 October 1994
Newspaper cutting of article by Hugo Young about John Major, from the Guardian, 11 October 1994
Newspaper cutting of article by Hugo Young about the Conservative party, from the Guardian, 15 October 1994
Bill Cash, 19 October 1994
Peter Mandelson, 19 October 1994
Iain Duncan Smith, 19 October 1994

Tony Blair, 3 November 1994*
Douglas Hurd, 10 November 1994
Georges Berthoin, 14 November 1994
Anthony Teasdale, 14 November 1994*
Richard Holbrooke, 24 November 1994
Schmidt, 29 November 1994

Robin Cook, 12 December 1994
Maurice Fraser, 20 December 1994

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

John Major and his leadership of the Conservative party*
John Smith and his leadership of the Labour party
The campaign for a new leader of the Labour party
Tony Blair and his leadership of the Labour party*
Paddy Ashdown and his leadership of the Liberal Democrats
The economy
Crime
The Maastricht Treaty
Europe
European Parliament and elections
European Legislation
Political corruption
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermInternal Politics
Political Leadership
Political Parties
Economy
Crime
Political Corruption
European Parliament
FormatTypescript
Manuscript

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