LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/8
TitleConversations 1982
Date16 January 1982 - 9 December 1982
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 1982.

The conversations are with the following people:

John Biffen, 16 January 1982
Richard Holme, 19 January 1982
Document presenting summary of outstanding trials in the crown courts, 29 January 1982
James Prior, 30 January 1982

Richard Holme, 2 February 1982
David Owen, 4 February 1982
Sir John Donaldson, 9 February 1982
Soames, 17 February 1982
Geoffrey Lane, with attached letter from Lane to Hugo Young, 17 February 1982
Elwyn Jones, 25 February 1982

John Nott, 20 February 1982

Ian Maxwell, 11 March 1982

Richard Holme, 24 March 1982
David Steel, 25 March 1982

John Barry, 1 April 1982
'RB' about the Falklands War, 9 April 1982
Neil Kinnock, 22 April 1982
James Prior, 23 April 1982

Comment from Michael Jones to Magnus Linklater concerning military intervention in the Falklands, 5 May 1982
Comment from Michael Jones to Magnus Linklater concerning military intervention in the Falklands with attached interview extract, 6 May 1982
Chris Patten, 6 May 1982
Formal transcript of interview with Margaret Thatcher on the Jimmy Young Show, mainly about the Falklands War, 19 May 1982
Comment from Michael Jones to Magnus Linklater entitled 'UK document on negotiations for a peaceful settlement guidance' , 20 May 1982
Comment from Michael Jones to Magnus Linklater concerning military intervention in the Falklands, 21 May 1982
Comment from Michael Jones to Magnus Linklater concerning military intervention in the Falklands, 22 May 1982
Peter Middleton, 26 May 1982*

Ken Livingstone, 3 June 1982
John Nott, 18 June 1982

William Whitelaw, concerning the break-in at Buckingham palace, July 1982
Geoffrey Pattie, 7 July 1982
William Whitelaw, formal interview transcript, 22 July 1982

Francis Pym, 23 October 1982
Eric Heffer, 28 October 1982

Leon Brittan, 4 November 1982

Tony Judge, 9 December 1982

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

Margaret Thatcher and her leadership of the Conservative party
Government defence policy
Falklands War
Michael Foot and his leadership of the Labour party
The forthcoming general election
The economy
Reform of the judiciary and legal system
Break-in at Buckingham palace and the subsequent inquiry
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermCrown Courts
Falklands War (1982)
Political Leadership
Political Parties
Internal Politics
Defence Policy
Parliamentary Elections
Economy
Judiciary
FormatManuscript
Typescript

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NA217Falkland Islands/South America
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