Ref NoHJSY/2/5
TitleConversations 1979
Date9 May 1979 - 5 December 1979
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 1979. Also includes notebook which contains some brief information from conversations in early 1980.

The conversations are with the following people:

Sir Willam Pile discusses Margaret Thatcher, 9 May 1979
Notes on 'Thatcher Style', undated

Andrew Rowe, 13 September 1979
[Pratap] Chitnis, 26 September 1979
Mark Carlisle, 26 September 1979
Roy Hattersley, 28 September 1979*

'AL' 25 October 1979
Haydon Phillips, 30 October 1979

Bill Rodgers, 8 November 1979
Willie Whitelaw, 27 November 1979

Margaret Thatcher to press gallery, 5 December 1979
Leon Brittan, 5 December 1979

Note book containing the following information:
Notes from Tory party conference in Blackpool, 10 October 1979
'Ideas' 15 January 1980
Conservation with 'AR' 17 January 1980

Significant subjects covered in conversation discussions include:

General Election 1979
Margaret Thatcher and her leadership of the Conservative party
Analysis of the new Conservative government
Proposed Conservative policies for the first term
Government foreign policy
James Callaghan and his leadership of the Labour party
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen(part)
TermParliamentary Elections
Political Leadership
Party Politics
Foreign Policy
Internal Politics
Political Parties

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