Lot 481aPolitical Margaret Thatcher Trade Union original speech 1976...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am



Political Margaret Thatcher Trade Union original speech 1976 ‘Speech By The Rt Hon Mrs Margaret Thatcher, MP at The Tunac Annual Conference, Manchester’ dated 28th February 1976, scarcely available on the market, typed on fine paper, content page titled Structure; Co-operation, not conflict, Introduction – Myth, Conservative attitude to Trade Unions, Trade Unions need a Free Society to flourish, But not to exclusion of Individual Freedom, Democracy in Unions, No Major Legislation, Numbers of Trade Unions, Participation, No difficulty in working together, but Parliament supreme and Be Conservative win through, approx. 43pp, in very good condition, with holes punched continuously to the top left corner, a real collector’s piece, t/w typed Extract of a speech by Lord Thorneycroft, Chairman of the Conservative Party speaking at the Trade Unionist’s conference 28th February 1976 (2). Note: The provenance to the speech is that the aircraft belonged to UB Aviation and was owned by the Chairman of United Biscuits, Sir Hector Laing. It was given as a gift to the Chief Flight Engineer for the primary aircraft Beechcraft King Air Super 200, call sign G-HLUB. Based at Denham Aerodrome in Buckinghamshire, frequent passengers included company executives from other holdings and other high profile friends and associates of the Chairman, which included Margaret Thatcher and HRH The Prince of Wales. On one occasion the Chief Flight Engineer and Captain were called upon to collect Mark Thatcher and fly him back to the UK in the company aircraft following the incident when he had gone missing in the Sahara desert for 6 days during the 1982 Paris-Dakar rally

Hammer Price: £280.00

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