Ref NoHJSY/2/15
TitleConversations 1989
Date21 May 1989 - 4 December 1989
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 1989.

The conversations are with the following people:

Christopher Tugendhat, 21 May 1989
Chris Patten, 22 May 1989

William Waldegrave, 5 June 1989

John Major, 4 July 1989*

[William] Waldegrave and [Geoffrey] Howe, 3 September 1989

Roger Tomkys, 17 October 1989
Margaret Thatcher, 29 October 1989
Chris Patten, 29 October 1989

[Roy]Hattersley, 2 November 1989*
John Smith, 14 November 1989
Middle Temple dinner, 23 November 1989
Richard Ryder, 4 December 1989*

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
The Economy
Labour party policy
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermPolitical Leadership
Internal Politics
Political Parties
Party Politics

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