Ref NoWEA/PP/E/163
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleMr Speaker's Engagements, week commencing 29 June 1987
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
DateMarch 1987-July 1987
Extent1 folder
DescriptionDiary, 29 June-5 July 1987. File contents, March-July 1987. Also includes a letter from Tony Benn enclosing a photograph of his mother, 1 July; copy of the House magazine, whose cover has a reproduction of June Mendoza's unfinished painting of the House in Session, 26 June; letter from Hugh Casson about the June Mendoza picture and her painting style, 29 June; editorial from the Observer, 'Mrs Thatcher's blueprint for an ideal Britain' annotated by Weatherill who sees the Speaker as the grandfather figure.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP E163 : 0535288
PhysicalDescription1 file (44 docs)
Related PersonMendoza, June, (1924-), portrait artist
Casson, Hugh, Sir, (1910-1999), architect
Benn, Anthony, (1925-2014), formerly Viscount Stansgate, Labour MP for Chestfield, (1984-2001)
Thatcher, Margaret, Baroness Thatcher (1925-2013), Prime Minister (1979-1990)
Related OrganisationHouse of Commons
Guardian Newspapers
Press cuttings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (
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