Ref NoWEA/PP/E/71
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleMr Speaker's Engagements, week commencing 4 Mar 1985
Name of creatorWeatherill, Bruce Bernard (1920-2007) Baron Weatherill, Speaker of the House of Commons
DateAugust1984-March 1985
Extent1 folder
DescriptionDiary, 4-10 March 1985. File contents, August 1984 - March 1985. Also includes copies of newspaper articles following the publication of Lord Tonypandy's autobiography, which Michael Foot MP regarded as breaking the 'confidential authority of his office' as Speaker of the House of Commons; arrangements for a reception for the Queen for former and present Vice-Chamberlains and a Speaker's Dinner afterwards, 4 March; correspondence with Lady Anne Bentinck to arrange a visit to her house Welbeck Woodhouse in Worksop and the loan of paintings to hang in the private appartments in Speaker's House.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP E71 : 0535196
PhysicalDescription1 file (63 docs)
Related PersonBentinck, Anne, Lady, fl 1985-1992 (of Welbeck Woodhouse)
Thomas, Thomas George, 1st Viscount Tonypandy, (1909-1997), Speaker of the House of Commons (1976-83)
Foot, Michael, (1913-2010), Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent (1983-1992)
Related OrganisationRoyal Household
House of Commons
Related PlaceWorksop, Nottinghamshire
Westminster, City of Westminster, London
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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