LevelItem
Ref NoHJSY/2/9
TitleConversations 1983
Date12 January 1983 - 15 December 1983
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 1983.

The conversations are with the following people:

'Treasury on sterling' conversation with Sir Peter Middleton and Sir Douglas Wass, 12 January 1983*
Comments on the life of Christopher Monckton, 17 February 1983*
Ferdy Mount, 18 February 1983

[Pratap]Chitnis, 4 March 1983
Richard Holme, 4 March 1983
Francis Pym, 12 March 1983
Denis Healey, 25 March 1983
'PC' 26 March 1983

William Waldegrave, 18 April 1983
Notes from Robert Waller and John Curtice, 19 April 1983

Francis Pym, 11 June 1983

Notes on 'Lawson lobby', 8 July 1983
John Biffen, 21 July 1983
Kenneth Clarke, 23 July 1983*

Richard Holme, 31 August 1983

John Biffen, 16 September 1983
Leon Brittan, 26 September 1983
Note on Prior, 30 September 1938

Transcript of Cecil Parkinson's interview with Panorama about the Sarah Keays affair and his subsequent resignation, Monday 10 October 1983*
Francis Pym, 14 October 1983
Christopher Monckton, 27 October 1983*
Downing Street party, 31 October 1983

Lunch with Rhodes Boyson, 1 November 1983
Patrick Mayhew, 2 November 1983

Roy Hattersley, 13 December 1983*
Adam Ridley, 14 December 1983
Adam Ridley, 15 December 1983

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

General Election 1983
Margaret Thatcher and her leadership of the Conservative Party
Labour and Conservative party policy
The future of the SDP and Liberal party
Developments within the Treasury and issues relating to the economy
Electoral reform
Cecil Parkinson and the Sarah Keays affair*
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermInternal Politics
Parliamentary Elections
Political Leadership
Party Politics
Economy
Electoral Reform
Political Parties
FormatTypescript
Manuscript

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